Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/11/2020

Spotlight on Lotsa Helping Hands - A central place to coordinate meals and help for friends & family.


An interactive discussion and demo with the team who created Lotsa Helping Hands which is an innovative platform dedicated to helping family, friends and communities support individuals in need of assistance while living at home. Lotsa addresses this need through a tech-enabled care calendar that allows caregivers to easily coordinate caregiving responsibilities such as transportation, meal preparation, visitation, medication compliance, and home maintenance across family, friends, and healthcare professionals.

The platform that has over 125K active users, and has coordinated 2.1 million meals delivered, 580K rides given, and countless other important coordination and support services.  

Chat Transcript

12:05:39     From  Jennifer Brown : Hello Everyone!  Jennifer Brown - Community Relations Manager - Seabury Care Management - Seabury Resources for Aging - jmbrown@seaburyresources.org - 202-364-0020  - Let's connect!

12:05:59     From  Jan Buchanan : Hi all and happy Friday! I'm Jan Buchanan, executive director of Mount Vernon At Home, a senior village helping our members age in place with style!

12:08:55     From  Darren Early : Hello. Darren Early here from Assisted Living Locators Randallstown (443-244-4225; darrene@assistedlivinglocator.com). We provide no-cost senior living placement services.

12:09:54     From  Norma Jackson   to   All panelists : Hello everyone from Western & Southern Financial Group of College Park MD:  Norma Jackson Registered Representative 706-442-1062 (Cell)  During Covid Good Health is More Important than $$$. Let's connect & refer clients!!!

12:10:23     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Welcome Norma!Hello everyone from Western & Southern Financial Group of College Park MD:  Norma Jackson Registered Representative 706-442-1062 (Cell)  During Covid Good Health is More Important than $$$. Let's connect & refer clients!!!

12:14:33     From  Norma Jackson   to   All panelists : 760-442-1062 (Correcting a typo in cell #)

12:16:12     From  Olive Freeman : Hello everyone, Happy Friday! Olive Freeman, Senior Care Management Advocate

12:17:18     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Ada Horsfall, Director of Care Management at Lifematters. We provide Care Management and Social Engagement Concierge services to seniors and any adult who needs healthcare advocacy. ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com 301-615-0616                      We are also looking to hire a self-motivated Care Manager to join our team. Spread the word!

12:20:35     From  joan rubin-Kritz   to   All panelists : who serves as the administrator of this for the client?

12:21:56     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Oh Wow!!! Great to know!

12:23:59     From  Brenda Davis   to   All panelists : Hi there - I met Barry when he was first launching Lotsa Helping Hands and he presented his idea to me and another colleague when I was working for the national office of AARP in DC (2005 or 2006?). It has come a long way since then. Looks great.

12:33:37     From  Sharon Canner   to   All panelists : Glad to learn about the Platform and would like to share this information in a newsletter. Platform very interesting. Beyond the slides, will have a look at the website.  Thanks for any other summaries.

12:42:54     From  Patricia Dubroof : This so great. Very well designed and easy to figure out. Thanks for this presentation. Patricia Dubroof, Assisting Hands Home Care.

12:43:41     From  Patricia Dubroof : Reach out to me for support at home with our excellent caregivers. pdubroof@assistininghands.com, 301-363-2587 We serve Montgomery and Fairfax Counties.

12:47:00     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Ada Horsfall, Director of Care Management at Lifematters. We provide Care Management and Social Engagement Concierge services to seniors and any adult who needs healthcare advocacy. ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com 301-615-0616                      We are also looking to hire a self-motivated Care Manager to join our team. Spread the word!

12:51:00     From  Brenda Davis   to   All panelists : Sorry - I didn't introduce myself. I manage a senior center within the Area Agency on Aging in Loudoun County, VA

12:51:17     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Brenda Davis to All Panelists:  12:51 PM

Sorry - I didn't introduce myself. I manage a senior center within the Area Agency on Aging in Loudoun County, VA

12:51:25     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Thanks Steve and Matt. Great, Great, Great presentation! Have a great weekend and stay safe everyone!

12:52:46     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://lotsahelpinghands.com/

12:53:06     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : mattm@lotsahelpinghands.com

12:53:50     From  Brenda Davis   to   All panelists : That was me

12:54:02     From  Cynthia Ward : Thank you very much Matt, great information. I will definitely teach out to you.

12:54:03     From  Betty Bahadori   to   All panelists : marvelous!

12:54:39     From  Jan Buchanan : Anyone interested to partner with this platform like home care or life care, please reach out to me!  director@mountvernonathome.org.  Jan Buchanan!

12:54:47     From  Brenda Davis   to   All panelists : Great info - I'll definitely share the info with my colleagues to see if there is any interest in other areas

12:55:21     From  Olive Freeman : From Olive Freeman, Thanks for much needed knowledge. Thanks Steve and Matf

12:55:45     From  Jan Buchanan : Thank you!!!!!!

12:55:59     From  Olive Freeman : From Olive Freeman...Matt


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