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Connected health: High tech solutions for independent living

Posted at 1:48 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 16:48:31-04

We are using technology more than ever to manage all aspects of our lives – including taking care of ourselves and each other. According to research from Park Associates, consumers aged 50 and older are showing strong interest in new connected health technology which can support, extend and improve the independent living experience.

Alison Jacobson, also known as “The Safety Mom” is a motivational speaker and national family safety expert. She has overcome death, disability, divorce and debt and is the embodiment of reclaiming your life to find happiness and peace. Alison is a dynamic, engaging and energetic speaker who captivates audiences with her insight into overcoming obstacles, achieving success and rediscovering joy and abundance. Alison frequently appears on local and national television shows including CNN, Fox & Friends, Neal Cavuto, The Doctors and The Today Show.

For the past 25 years, Mr. Flippo has worked in both start-up environments as well as fortune 50 companies, holding executive roles at high-tech companies including his current position with MobileHelp, as well as Motorola, Emergin Incorporated, and Boca Research. In his current role, he has been responsible for growing MobileHelp from two to more than 200 employees, with a current customer base of more than 270,000 customers. He is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Alert Monitoring Association.