Buckeye Hills Area Council and HealthJay Announce Tech Initiative for Seniors
MARIETTA, Ohio, November 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Buckeye Hills Area Council today announced its partnership with Californiasoftware company based on HealthJay Inc. in a joint effort to deploy JayPad tablet solutions for seniors in multiple seniors communities. Hundreds of older people will benefit from the initiative, which aims to address the urgent challenges of social isolation and staff shortages. This partnership will also put Marietta on the map as one of the country’s first users to use smart technology to provide hybrid care for the elderly.
“Social isolation has caused depression and the deterioration of the social determinants of health. Staff shortages are a continuing systemic threat to the delivery of quality care. This initiative addresses these challenges by connecting our customers in real time to their families and caregivers, regardless of the distance. Rick hindman, Executive Director of Support Services for Buckeye Hills.
Buckeye Hills Regional Council (BHRC) is putting JayPad tablets in Washington County Home and a future independent living community. Residents will be socially engaged through contactless video calls with family, virtual hangouts with other residents, and virtual classes to meet other seniors from all parts of the country. Caregivers can achieve more with virtual wellness checks and video concierge, improving efficiency in day-to-day operations.
“Technology is not an option; this is our future ”, declares Misty Crosby, Director General of CRBH. “BHRC and HealthJay share a vision of integrating easy-to-use technology as part of the solution for senior communities to thrive. ”
“Connecting older people and their caregivers in such a way that data can be collected for accountability and analysis purposes defines HealthJay’s virtual platform as an industry leader. ” Rosita wong, CEO of HealthJay. “Data is essential to increase health equity and continue to restructure hybrid care delivery to meet changing needs. “
HealthJay is a multilingual virtual platform designed for seniors, offering virtual classes, remote wellness checks, and smart features like voice commands, video calling, community messaging, and a concierge button. The HealthJay website is www.healthjay.com.
Buckeye Hills Regional Council is a council of governments dedicated to improving the lives of residents of the South East Ohio. Take a closer look at buckeyehills.org.
For more information:
Drew tanner (Buckeye Hills Regional Council) 740-376-1030
Rosita wong (HealthJay): 415-994-5314
SOURCE Buckeye Hills Regional Council