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pre-CEDIA 90 Min HIPAA BootCamp – Wed Sept 7th, 4-530p

Please join us before CEDIA at our 90 minute HIPAA Intensive!!!
GrandCare’s Security and Compliance Officer, Kristin Bayer, will be leading us in helping us to understand what exactly IS HIPAA, why it’s important to you, how to become compliant and steps to get started.


When: Wednesday September 7th, 2011

Where: Indianapolis, IN (Hotel location TBA) 4p – 530p EDT

Price: $129 per person (GrandCare Dealer & AgeTek Member Discounts apply)

Why: According to new government regulations, all resellers/installers of tele-health devices (blood pressure, weight, pulseox, glucose, etc.) MUST be fully HIPAA Compliant….it is more than just the declaration. There are steps involved, policy/quality statements, etc. Kristin will tell us exactly what it takes!!!

MIXER/NETWORKING SESSION: Directly after, you can join the GrandCare team and AgeTek Board members at the no-host pre-CEDIA MEET & GREET (location TBA).

To sign up, contact: info@grandcare.com or call us: 262-338-6147

Thanks and we’ll see you at CEDIA 2011!!!!!

Your friends at GrandCare Systems


2011 CEDIA Future Technology Pavilion to Simulate Home Environment of Tomorrow

GrandCare is honored to be a sponsor (for the 2nd year in a row) of the CEDIA Future Technology Pavilion as well as be exhibited throughout the home.  Witness first-hand the GrandCare System telehealth Bluetooth-enabled devices (blood pressure, weight, pulseox, glucose), along with a medication dispenser and the activity of daily living smart-home sensors such as motion, temp, door, bed/chair, lighting, etc.  It’s going to be a highly interactive experience (participants will be able to touch/see/feel the entire Connected Home experience) with tour guides available throughout the home to explain the various technologies and how to get involvedFor a teaser home health tech experience, join the CEDIA sponsored July 26th FREE WEBINAR: Home Health Technology & You…in 60 minutes or less.    Register Here

Look forward to seeing you all at CEDIA!

GrandCare Systems

2011 CEDIA Future Technology Pavilion to Simulate Home Environment of Tomorrow

July 6, 2011


INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 6, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) has announced details surrounding the 2011 Future Technology Pavilion that will appear on the CEDIA EXPO tradeshow floor.The Future Technology Pavilion first appeared on the CEDIA EXPO tradeshow floor in 2010. This year’s pavilion will simulate a future home environment with individual rooms showcasing technologies for the kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, home office and garage.

“The Future Technology Pavilion is designed to be a preview of how emerging trends will be integrated into home technology systems in the coming months and years,” said Dave Pedigo, Senior Director of Technology for CEDIA. “CEDIA EXPO attendees are getting a sneak peek at how they will be able to capitalize on these cutting-edge technologies in the near future.”

Highlights of this year’s pavilion include a video wall, smart appliances, wireless power for cooking and charging, and fully integrated home health and wellness products. The systems on display in the Future Technology Pavilion will represent a model of how new and emerging technologies will be integrated into the homes of tomorrow. Some products are just hitting the market, and others will be available within a few years.

The Future Technology Pavilion will be open during tradeshow hours, Thursday September 8 and Friday September 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday September 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A list of participating companies is available here. CEDIA will release additional details regarding the Future Technology Pavilion as the show approaches.

The CEDIA EXPO virtual registration brochure offers more information on the Future Technology Pavilion as well as other events planned for the show. Registration for CEDIA EXPO 2011 is open at www.cedia.org/expo. Early-bird registration discounts are available until July 15. For more information, visit www.cedia.org/expo or call 800.669.5329/317.328.4336.

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CEDIA presents: Home Health Technology And You…In 60 mins or less…led by GrandCare

Home Health Technology and You…in 60 minutes or less

July 26, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Presented by Laura Mitchell, VP Marketing for GrandCare Systems

The statistics are in – the aging population is growing faster than ever and service providers and family caregivers are turning to technology as a solution. Find out why this industry is growing so fast, why dealers/integrators are a necessary component and 10 steps to quickly get started! 

Laura Mitchell, VP Marketing, GrandCare Systems

  Laura is a founding member of GrandCare Systems, a software technology that combines aspects of Home Automation, Social Networking, Video Chat, Entertainment, Activity of Daily Living monitoring and Tele-health assessment into one flexible and easy-to-use system.  A significant part of her role was to bring the product to market through the development of a nation-wide distributor/dealer network while getting the GrandCare brand known throughout the industry.  Laura specializes in Social Media and non-traditional guerilla marketing.  Laura was a 2011 recipient of the Flame Award for Excellence in Leadership and Innovation from the What’s Next 2011 Boomer Business Innovation Awards.

Laura speaks throughout the country on Social Media, Go-to-market Strategies and Enabling Technologies in the Aging Industry.

She is a founding member and serves as a Director on the AgeTek Alliance board (www.agetek.org), is a key organizer for the EHX and CEDIA Home Health Pavilions and Educational Tracks, and is the creator/host of the bi-weekly, industry-wide GrandCare Aging and Technology webinars.

Laura is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and her two little boys.

For more information on this webinar, visit: http://www.cedia.net/education/elearning_webinar.php

CEDIA Recognizes Home Health Technology (and showcases GrandCare) as the Next HUGE opp for DEALERS!!!!


VERY well done CEDIA video that showcases new opportunities for dealers.  Home Health Technology is one of the recommended avenues for dealers to explore. In the video, CEDIA shows two pictures of the GrandCare System in use 😉

Fantastic! Well Done Cedia team!  Home Health is a great opportunity for this industry!  The Aging Technology Alliance: AgeTek (www.agetek.org) is perfect for new dealers that are signing up for this industry.

ALSO – – We are hosting a free webinar event tomorrow (Thursday April 7th, 2p EDT) called “10 steps to Home Health Technology”. It will be a webinar open to anyone and everyone. 2pm Eastern Time. We will meet here: http://grandcaresystems.webex.com
Two of your AgeTek Board Members will be speaking on this session: AgeTek Chairman – Peter Radsliff and AgeTek Director – Laura Mitchell.If you cannot attend, but would like to receive tomorrow’s recording, just shoot an email to info(at)grandcare.com
Moderator: Laura Mitchell, GrandCare SystemsPanelists:Peter Radsliff, Presto & AgeTek ChairTom Morgan, Worthington DistributionBob Levy, Electronic Creations