Are We Developing Solutions For The Future Us

CEO and co-founder Char Hu of The Helper Bees speaks on aging technology at #SXSW’18. Upon receiving the SXSW Community Award, Char shares that we should be “building solutions that enhance the [invigorating] aspects of life.” He asks, “are we developing solutions with the Future Us in mind? Or just distracted by some of the things Current Us …

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The Helper Bees CEO In the Spotlight @ SXSW

In The Spotlight: The Helper Bees are excited to announce that our CEO and co-founder Char Hu will be honored with this year’s SXSW Community Award. Char is being recognized for his “outstanding commitment to community service work that helps bridge the digital divide, impacts the community positively, and includes grassroots or hands-on organizing.” We …

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In 2018 Healthcare Partnerships Are Driving Care To The Home

In 2017, we’ve seen the start to new healthcare alliances with the CVS acquisition of Aetna and Humana’s acquisition of Kindred Healthcare. Regulatory environments are also moving in the direction of expanded health services and performance tracking that looks at alternatives to hospital and facility stays. At The Helper Bees, we’ve been following this progression …

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Reflections on NIC: How My Startup Experience Is Helping Me Scale

The National Investment Conference (NIC) in Chicago was a great conference full of senior living practitioners and investors that shared the challenges and successes of growing our businesses in today’s changing landscape. One conference takeaway that stuck with me, is how technology and accurate data are being utilized like never before to guide businesses. Similarly …

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Let’s meet for lunch or coffee at NIC Fall Conference 2017

Hey there! I’d love to chat with you at NIC conference! My name is Char Hu, I’m the CEO and founder of a memory care and home health agency called Georgetown Living, in Texas. I also founded a tech company for intelligent caregiver-to-senior matching for in-home care called The Helper Bees. Together we cover many …

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White Paper – Service Diversification in Assisted Living Communities

White Paper – Research on Service Diversification in AL   As the numbers of service providers grow, the amount of senior leads available to each facility diminishes: The question of how to differentiate oneself from another facility comes to the surface, and often more than usual, it boils down to a never-ending uphill battle with …

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