051 Innovations to Help Older Adults and Family Caregivers


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In This Episode:

Dr. K talks with Anne Tumlinson, an expert in long-term care and the founder of the caregiving organization Daughterhood.org. They discuss the upcoming Aging 2.0 Optimize Conference, promising innovations to help family caregivers and more. Their conversation addresses:

  • Which problems that come up the most in the Daughterhood.org community
  • Why it’s so hard for families to navigate the healthcare system
  • Promising age-friendly health innovations
  • Options for addressing aging in place and aging in the right place
  • Dr. Bill Thomas’s new Minka customizable house project
  • How transportation innovations can help older adults
  • The peer-to-peer aging health coaching being pioneered by AgeWell Global
  • What Anne learned from helping the Caregiver Action Network develop training to help families learn to make decisions

Related episodes:

017 Interview: Paying for Long-Term Care & Other Family Caregiving Challenges
035 Interview: Aging in the Right Place
039 Interview: Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems
049 Better Primary Care for Older Adults: the Oak Street Health Story

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