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The Brilliant Software That's Turning Grandma's TV Into a Caregiving Tool

This story appears in the June 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Kian Saneii has worked in the technology sector for almost 30 years, so he looks at the world through a techie's lens. When he began helping his parents take care of his elderly grandparents, he was shocked to find that the digital world had barely made a foothold in elder care.

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Elder advocate: Kian Saneii of Independa.

"I had that personal experience, and when I began looking into things, there was not a brand out there associated with taking care of grandma and grandpa," he says. "I wondered why it is that 30 years into the digital revolution, the only brand for the elderly is still "I've fallen, and I can't get up.'"

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