How Do You Choose? Adopting the Right Technology Solutions to Promote Independence and Well-being as We Age


The Pioneer Network and Eden Alternative have joined together to bring you this 90-minute webinar. Timely topics presented by thought leaders in the field of aging.

Sheri Rose, CEO/Executive Director, Thrive Center
Kari Olson, President & Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing


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Choosing the right technology for your care community or organization can be overwhelming. Given the many tech solutions available, which ones are worthy of your energy, time, and funds? Which tools are the best fit for the culture you are creating and the values that support it? What is the appropriate balance of tech and human touch? We’ve brought together two leading experts, the Thrive Center & the Front Porch Center For Innovation & Well-being, to share strategies to help you accelerate innovation and adopt technology that will support, empower, and ensure well-being and independence for older people.

How Do You Choose? Adopting the Right Technology Solutions to Promote Independence and Well-being as We Age

90 minutes / $79.00
Purchase includes access to the recording for 12 months.


Shari Rose

Sheri Rose is the CEO / Executive Director of the Thrive Center, a nonprofit innovation center focused on wellness and aging. She is also a partner at Commonwealth Leverage LLC, a healthcare professional consulting firm. Sheri previously held positions with AT&T, as Director of Sales & Regulatory. She serves on the Executive Board of the Women’s Political Council of Louisville and on the board of New Directions Housing Authority. She was named by Louisville Business First as “Top 20 People to Know in Aging” and was recognized by HealthTech Magazine as one of three women to know in health IT. Sheri holds a B.A and M.Ed. in Psychology from the University of Louisville.

Kari Olson

Kari Olson is the chief innovation and technology officer (CIO) of Front Porch, one of Southern California’s largest not-for-profit providers of senior living communities. She also serves as the president the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing (Front Porch Center), founded on a belief that technology innovation plays an important role in enhancing each individual’s ability to “live life my way.” In her current role as CIO, Olson leads the business innovation strategy for Front Porch and its partners while also leading business and resident technology initiatives. As president of the award winning Front Porch Center, she explores innovative uses of technology to empower individuals to live well, especially in their later years. Kari speaks nationally about Front Porch’s work in innovation and technology.