Last year, Gerstenzang co-founded Umbrella, a service that helps older adults stay in their homes by connecting them to a vetted group of mostly retired handy-people who help them with chores that can become more difficult with age. Umbrella’s part-time workforce ranges from age 25 to 72, while customers range from age 65 to 98.
‘Experience fuels innovation:’ Elder Innovators aims to boost Triangle entrepreneurship | WRAL TechWire
DURHAM – In a popular post on Medium, Ryan Holmes, the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, raised a question about whether the entrepreneurial economy may inadvertently be ageist. A new group known as Elder Innovators is tackling that issue in the Triangle.
The Chatham County Council on Aging joins with the Family Caregiver Program in offering a special workshop, A Positive Approach to Care (Hand Under Hand TM), which provides help for those caring for people with dementia and other challenging issues. The workshop is slated for Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6 PM a t the Eastern Senior Center in Pittsboro.
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In the afterglow of Lee Anne McClymont’s words on the topic of Innovative Elders delivered at The Fearrington Barn during the 3rd Annual Cree Conversation on April 25, 2018.
Entrepreneurship is often considered to be an activity for the young. Today, with the pictures of the Instagram and Snapchat crowd and young billion-dollar hedge fund managers, there seems to be a certain youthful edginess to entrepreneurship.