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LeadingAge President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Larry Minnix will be the keynote speaker on Nov. 19 when home care providers and technology experts convene in Toronto (Vaughan), Ontario, Canada for the second annual Home Care Technology Conference (HCTC).
CAST and the International Association of Homes and Services forthe Ageing (IAHSA) are co-sponsoring the event.
Last year's Home Care Technology Conference laid the groundwork for Canada's first national survey of home care consumers. Philips Lifeline, a LeadingAge partner and CAST sponsor, co-sponsored the survey, which was conducted by Angus Reid Public Opinion. Angus Rein will release survey findings during HCTC 2012.
Researchers used the survey to collect data from family and paid caregivers, as well as people living with disabling conditions. The survey investigated consumer awareness and use of technology in 8 categories.
Consumers also discussed anticipated costs and potential purchase channels for home-based technology solutions.
In addition to Larry Minnix, 3 technology experts will be on hand to present conference sessions:
The conference should be of interest to a variety of stakeholders in the technology and home care fields, including:
Visit the conference website to register for HCTC 2012.