Computerworld.com highlights the SeniorBridge Skype program for people with dementia and features expert comments from SeniorBridge's Dr. Eric Rackow and Howard Levine
Computerworld.com - February 12, 2010
People with dementia often have difficulty with phone conversations. But care managers and home health aides employed by the SeniorBridge company will get the patients set up on Skype, and use the service to connect with families, as well as allowing patients to videoconference with doctors and other healthcare providers.
SeniorBridge provides care management services nationally, for people who have complex conditions requiring care coordination at home.
Ten million adult children now care for their parents, and many do it long-distance. That's where the new videoconferencing service comes in, said SeniorBridge CEO, Dr. Eric Rackow. "This benefits the adult child because they see their parents, and it benefits parents who want to see their children and relate to them," he said.
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