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Kian’s Kiosk – Insightful Ruminations on the Continuum of Care, is a monthly podcast from Kian Saneii, Founder and CEO of Independa, Inc. Independa is an award-winning leading provider of remote engagement, education and care software solutions. Independa has business to business offerings, through the Independa Enterprise and Independa Hospital Patient Education Systems, and reaches US Consumers through the Independa Health Hub®, which includes LOTS of free and fun applications on LG TVs, including a Pharmacy Discount Card, message and photo sharing, video chat, games, and more!

The Independa Health Hub is an ecosystem of healthy offerings and benefits, all integrated within webOS-enabled LG TVs from 2021 onwards, including 24/7 access to doctors, dentists, and therapists, as well as a wide range of beneficial video content from WebMD and others.

Join us monthly for an upbeat and yes, insightful discussion with healthcare leaders across the continuum of care, and visit Independa for more information on the Independa Health Hub. You can also find Independa on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


Caring for an aging population, a walk through the years with Dr. Richard Della Penna, Independa Chief Medical Officer.

The discussion today looks back over the career of Dr. Richard Della Penna and how he came to join the team at Independa as Chief Medical Officer after a very distinguished career at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Della Penna lives by the adage of ‘I don’t care how much you know until I know how much you care’, and he brings this philosophy to his contributions at Independa, and to the marketplace.

Kian and Richard talk about how the critical need for caring for older adults and keeping them more comfortable, secure and at home longer.


Creating Incredible Paths for Improved Healthcare, with Jennie Chin Hansen, MS, RN, FAAN

Kian Saneii, Founder and CEO of Independa, hosts Jennie Chin Hansen in Kian’s Kiosk. Jennie Chin Hansen MS, RN (inactive), FAAN is the immediate past CEO of the American Geriatrics Society, the largest professional membership organization of physicians and other health professionals committed to the care of older adults with managing care complexity. Prior to this position, she was president of the 38 million-member AARP.

Hear more in this discussion about how we can better prepare for dealing with an older population and our healthcare challenges in general, including the need for improved health equity for vulnerable populations, and so much more.


Reinventing Retirement Living, with Lynne Giacobbe, CEO, Kendal at Home

In Episode 03 of Kian’s Kiosk, you will hear an informative interview with Lynne Giacobbe on the very important topic of RE-Inventing Retirement Living. Ms. Giacobbe has served as CEO of Kendal at Home since its inception in 2003. Through the development of Kendal at Home, Lynne has helped to bring the concept of continuing care to older adults who prefer to spend their retirement years in their own home. The vision, mission, services and efforts she and Kendal at Home deliver are fully aligned with their member clients’ health goals, which is to delay as long as possible, or fully eliminate, the next episode or entire stage of care. She has a 98% success rate in doing so!

A recognized and respected industry leader, Lynne has helped other communities build similar programs and services across the country. She has also served on the Leading Age Leadership Alumni Board of Directors.

Hear more in this discussion about how reinventing retirement is a real commitment to improved health, and can be part of a critical life plan for millions of Americans.


Kian Saneii, Independa and Parks Associates Connected Health Summit