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Home Care Assistance Sponsors the Stanford Center on Longevity’s Student Design Challenge
Date:9/27/2013

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013

Home Care Assistance, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is dedicated to partnering with fellow leaders in the aging and longevity fields with a common goal of improving the quality of life of older adults. In line with this commitment to changing the way the world ages, the company is proud to be sponsoring the inaugural Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge, an annual competition aimed at challenging students to design solutions for key issues associated with aging. Launched Tuesday night at Stanford, the global challenge will last through the 2013-2014 academic year, with winners presenting their final designs in April of 2014.

“Home Care Assistance is proud to sponsor initiatives like the Stanford Center on Longevity's Design Challenge,” said Lily Sarafan, President of Home Care Assistance and Stanford alum. “Because our mission is to change the way the world ages, we could not be more excited to see so many new players eager to disrupt and expand the senior care space. Our latest spinoff, Dementia Therapeutics, is an in-home cognitive intervention program and is just one example of our internal focus on innovation and healthy longevity. That focus, coupled with our strong ties to Stanford, makes this a natural opportunity for our support and participation."

The Stanford Center on Longevity created the Design Challenge to engage the fresh ideas of students as they think about solutions to the challenges of our aging population. The annual Design Challenge aims to inspire practical solutions to common aging issues, increase awareness around the needs of ou
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