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2013-12-24 23:04:28

Christmas Eve is the last day to enter the Great Christmas Giveaways for Caregivers - a unique contest especially for caregivers. The contest is giving away some very special products and services that improve the quality of life of caregivers and their loved ones, including the GeriJoy Companion, a service that provides companionship for seniors and peace of mind for caregivers. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Through the Christmas Giveaways for Caregivers contest, caregivers can...

2013-11-15 23:03:23

Senior Care leaders in the Greater Boston area converged at MIT for a Senior Care Innovation Focus Group & Networking event on November 14, sponsored by MIT's premier senior care startup, GeriJoy. Parties interested in the the latest insights regarding adoption of innovation and assistive technologies in senior care may contact GeriJoy at info(at)gerijoy(dot)com to request a copy of the report summarizing the findings of the focus groups. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 On...

2013-11-11 23:22:48

On November 12 and 13, GeriJoy will present at the inaugural Louisville Innovation Summit, which brings together senior care leaders and innovators to improve the future of aging. GeriJoy is an MIT-affiliated company that provides virtual pet companions to improve quality of life for seniors and provide peace of mind for family members and caregivers. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The inaugural Louisville Innovation Summit will convene Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday,...

2013-10-31 23:31:47

GeriJoy Companions are intelligent, talking pets that serve as 24/7 companions for seniors, backed by GeriJoy's team of conversational and supervisory staff. The newest addition to the GeriJoy family is modeled after an adult boxer dog, and is a great fit for seniors who prefer a more rugged, realistic look. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 GeriJoy announced that on Oct 31, it is releasing the newest member of the GeriJoy family: Spike the Dog. The current GeriJoy Companions,...

2013-09-30 23:41:46

GeriJoy announced today a new member of its advisory board: Julie Bolt, an experienced, executive-level innovator in the senior care industry. Julie has over a decade of director-level experience in the senior care industry, having led sales, marketing, and community relations at a variety of senior living organizations, including Benchmark and Epoch, two of New England's top assisted living chains. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In a press statement, Julie described her...

2013-09-08 23:02:16

Today, MIT Startup GeriJoy announced that it is offering a special Grandparents Day promotion for its virtual senior care companion: from September 8 until September 14, the referral code "GRANDPARENT" will give new subscribers a full refund on the first month’s subscription. Teams of care staff who work around the clock see, hear, and engage with elders through GeriJoy's virtual home companions, which take the form of adorable pets, helping to improve mental health for...

2013-08-12 23:20:33

GeriJoy was recently featured on the “Power Pitch” segment of CNBC’s Power Lunch, a popular national television show for business-minded viewers and people interested in investing in startup companies. The Power Pitch expert judges voted an overall “in” on GeriJoy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 CNBC invited GeriJoy’s Founder & CEO, Victor Wang, to pitch his company on the “Power Pitch” segment of CNBC’s Power Lunch. On national television, Wang described...

2013-08-12 23:20:19

GeriJoy won first prize out of 78 competing companies at the CorpStarter North American Venture Competition finale, which took place in New York City on August 8. GeriJoy, which provides virtual companions for eldercare, was just featured on national TV the day before, on CNBC’s Power Pitch. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 CorpStarter™ Business Accelerator announced MIT startup GeriJoy as the winner of its North American Venture Competition. At the finale event on August 8 in New...

2013-07-31 23:29:22

GeriJoy announced today that its virtual talking dog companion for the elderly is now also available as a cat, and that as a promotion until August 8, 2013, all new subscribers who select the cat companion will receive an additional free month of service. GeriJoy’s virtual talking companions provide senior companion care services through 24/7 companionship, intelligent conversation facilitated by trained staff, and connection to family through photos and updates. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB)...

2013-07-16 23:23:37

GeriJoy will exhibit its virtual senior companion at Booth 17 at the Dementia Care event during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Boston, MA on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013. The annual international conference will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this year, and will feature thousands of the world’s leading dementia researchers and their new discoveries and innovative ideas. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 AAIC 2013 is the world’s...