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Keeping connected from a distance

Brian Daly’s Grandpal helps families keep a watchful eye on their loved ones and provide companionship online

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
10th May, 2020
Brian Daly, founder of Grandpal

Grandpal is a software product built around helping families improve the wellbeing of older members. It focuses on food, medication and social interactions, making sure fridges and cabinets are full while also giving oversight on who is visiting and when.

The last part in particular has proven a challenge during the current crisis, although Grandpal has innovated with a virtual coffee shop.

“Social distancing does not mean social isolation. We’re guiding families through different ways...

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