CAST member Independa CEO Kian Saneii and Industry Luminary Kendal at Home Executive Director Lynne Giacobbe to present use of technology innovation at LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo Oct. 19-22

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 16, 2014 – Independa, the leader in integrated resident-facing remote care and engagement technology, today announced a partnership with Kendal at Home, an affiliate of Kendal, an industry-leading senior care organization. The partnership enables Kendal at Home to expand its service footprint to a national level, helping mitigate the geographic restrictions of typical care environments while raising the overall level of care for members.

“Kendal at Home represents the future of home care services,” said Kian Saneii, CEO of Independa. “Our advanced engagement and remote monitoring capabilities allow Kendal members to maintain and sustain their independence, supporting their deepest desires and Kendal at Home’s powerful core value proposition. We are changing the paradigm of traditional healthcare to a person-centric model that enables wellness while diminishing costs and eliminating isolation – truly enabling people to age in place.”

Independa provides simple to use yet flexible remote care solutions for the Kendal at Home members. The software provides important appointment reminders, vital medical statistics monitoring and exception-based alerting, video chat and social media access, allowing the user to enjoy an engaging, vibrant and healthy lifestyle while living at home. Additionally, Independa’s remote care and engagement technology provides simple management solutions for professional caregivers.

Through a partnership with LG Electronics, Independa’s services are delivered through the world’s only TV with embedded eldercare services. Users have access to important monitoring capabilities and social tools on their television, operated with just their standard remote control.

“Until now, the technology world had not catered to this important market to promote a person’s vitality and independence while they age,” said Lynne Giacobbe, Executive Director of Kendal at Home. “Independa provides a way for us to expand our offerings to a national audience, but more importantly, it addresses a need that has otherwise gone unfulfilled for our members until now. We are pleased to be able to offer this game changing solution to our members.”

Independa CEO Kian Saneii and Kendal at Home Executive Director Lynne Giacobbe will address aging services leaders at the CAST technology track of Redefining Age, at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo, Oct. 19-22 in Nashville, Tenn. Lynne Giacobbe will present on Continuing Care at Home during the 8am to 12 pm session on October 19. On Oct. 22 from 11:30am-1pm, Kian Saneii and Lynne Giacobbe will present on how seniors can remain independent at home.

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About Independa, Inc.
Independa, Inc., the leader in integrated wellness and social engagement, offers senior care providers cloud-based software solutions that add value to each member within the circle of care, from professional care providers, to the care recipient, to the family member. In strategic partnership with LG Electronics, care recipients enjoy social and community content and important appointment and medication reminders through the world’s first and only TV with embedded remote care services. In addition, Independa’s remote care management solution improves care services, without adding staff, for senior living facilities, nursing homes (rehab and long term care focused) homecare organizations, and enterprises offering remote care services for individuals in their residence.

Independa, its name and mark, and Angela are trademarks of Independa, Inc registered in the US and other countries. The technology is protected by US patents 4 335 288 and 4 347 030. Independa is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in San Diego, California.

About Kendal at Home
Founded on Quaker values, Kendal at Home offers older people the opportunity to remain a part of their vibrant, diverse, caring communities while providing options to promote independence, continuous learning, social relationships and excellence in healthcare.

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