The Coronavirus Effect on Older Adults Living at Home

During this incredible time, the world has unified around one element of best practice: protect older adults who are most vulnerable to this disease. Vigilance is taken in long-term care facilities, while friends and family are stepping in to grocery shop for those living at home. As this social distancing time period increases, however, we …

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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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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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