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July 2019

Toch Smarturns – Winner of Age-Well National Impact Challenge People’s Choice Award

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We are elated to announce that Smarturns has won the People’s Choice Awards at the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge held yesterday at Telus Gardens in Vancouver.

“This award is further validation that Smarturns can make a difference in addressing a practical, real problem many seniors and their caregivers face, throughout the world, every day”, said Jessica Yang, CEO at Tochtech. Tochtech was one of five finalists who were selected to pitch their services and products in front of a panel of judges and an audience.

The Age-Well National Impact Challenge which attracts companies across the country recognizes top innovators in Canada’s technology and aging sector, whose technologies or services can improve quality of life for older adults or their caregivers.

Smarturns alerts a stove user and caregivers when a stove is on and unattended.

One of the most common reasons families insist that a senior move into a senior living community is after an incident when the senior has left the stove on. With Smarturns installed, the older adult will be reminded through a local alarm that the stove is on and unattended, and a caregiver will also be notified via text. These two layers of safety ensure a fire risk is avoided.

Find out more about Smarturns and how it can keep you and loved ones safe.

Tochtech Technologies Partners with LifeSupply to Expand Online Distribution in Canada

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~ Tochtech’s SmarturnsTM and Tochie Now Available 24/7 via LifeSupply’s Ecommerce Platform ~

Tochtech Technologies and LifeSupply, Canada’s leading online retailer of home medical and wellness products, today announced a distribution partnership to offer Tochtech’s SmarturnsTM and Tochie on LifeSupply’s ecommerce platform.

Medical professionals, caregivers and patients alike will now have convenient access to Tochtech’s SmarturnsTM and Tochie. LifeSupply’s online retail platform (www.lifesupply.ca) enables Canadians to purchase SmarturnsTM  and Tochie, Tochtech’s latest personalized, voice integrated reminder, in a virtual store by creating personal accounts, placing orders, and conducting secure transactions, at their convenience anywhere, anytime and on the go.

“We are excited to join forces with Tochtech Technologies in offering cutting-edge products”, said Ben Hastibakhsh, VP of Business Development. “Together, we provide essential support to patients and caregivers across Canada. We are united in delivering best-in-class services as a part of our commitment to caring for the community and beyond”.

Lifesupply (www.lifesupply.ca) is Canada’s leading retailer of home medical equipment and supplies. The company empowers patients, caregivers, medical professionals alike, with convenient access to a wide selection of home medical products at some of the lowest prices. LifeSupply has a wide distribution network with warehouses across Canada.

Tochtech and Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc. partner to bring Vericare to seniors and their families

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As the number of seniors grows each day families struggle to help provide the support their loved ones need. The reality is the increase in the number of seniors suffering for chronic disease and dementia further complicates care that seniors require.

Now Tochtech and Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc. have teamed up to bring Vericare as an additional support option to families and their loved ones. “Technologies like Vericare can definitely play a role in supporting families caring for seniors with dementia, especially during the early stages. Assistive technologies enable the senior in remaining independent, but at the same time allow families and caregivers the ability to check-in while respecting the senior’s needs for privacy.” says Karen Tyrell, Dementia Consultant and founder of Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc. which is based in Vancouver, BC.

While the need for in-person care will never go away, innovative technology solutions like the Vericare monitoring platform that alerts caregivers of an emergency or a potential illness can offer care givers peace of mind knowing their loved one’s safety and wellness are being continuously observed. “Vericare provided our family with valuable insights into the daily activities of our father who is suffering from dementia. It allowed us to support him in his home for longer that would be been otherwise possible” noted a family caregiver.

To find out more on how Dementia Solutions and Vericare can help you and your loved ones, please contact:
www.dementiasolutions.ca
www.tochtech.com