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Meet innovative tech startups improving care

Hosted by Stephen Johnston & Michelle Maalouf
Past Event
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About Event

Note: this event is on Tuesday July 18, 5pm - 7:30pm PT

Join Institute on Aging’s (IOA) for the second quarterly in-person event at IOA’s Enrichment Center in the Presidio, San Francisco, for presentations and discussions with a selection of tech startups using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve lives of people with dementia and their families.

The first event in March 2023 featured six promising speakers and attracted over 100 attendees.

This event is FREE and designed to inform and educate members of the public as well as IoA's broader partner community.

Format & Agenda

Each startup will have 5 minutes to present their company, then there will be a moderated Q&A, following the rule - there are NO dumb questions.

5:00 Arrival and drinks / snacks
5:30 Introduction & Welcome by Jennifer Kluska, Chief Operating Officer
5:45 Presentations
6:30 Meet the Startups (Exhibition Floor)
7:30 Event ends

Startup presentations from:

  • Caavo. Caavo’s technology simplifies TV for older adults and makes it easy to stay connected with the people who matter most.

  • Lotus. A wearable ring to control objects at home by pointing

  • MiiCare. The preventative home care platform and digital wellness coach empowering older adults to maximize health-span.

  • Neurofit is giving everyone access to the incredible precision and sensitivity of the oculomotor system as a way to measure and improve neural health.

  • Prifina is building a personal data infrastructure where individuals can collect their data across platforms, and where applications and private AI agents run privately.

  • Together. Using AI, Together removes the cumbersome barriers between aging Americans and better health.  

Note: IOA is not endorsing any of these companies in particular. This is a fast-moving area, and we are looking to engage and build relationships with those on the front lines of innovation to constantly improve our programs.

For questions about the event and registration, please email More information about IoA's Companioa program here: or (415) 750 4111.