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Written by: Michael Bolton on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Posted in:

Harmony is proud to have Laurie Orlov, Founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, deliver the keynote speech at this year’s 2011 Harmony Users Conference on August 24th in Burlington, Vermont.

Elder care advocate, writer, tech industry veteran, and speaker, Laurie will offer unique insight into the role technology plays in allowing seniors to stay at home.  During her address, Laurie will discuss how the increase in America’s aging population will impact the need for home- and community-based long-term care. Laurie will shed light on how technology will be critical to meeting the demand for high quality aging services, and how that will, in turn, affect Harmony users.

“Laurie is an expert in technologies and related services that enable boomers and seniors to live at home,” said Joseph Sander, President and CEO of Harmony. “I am pleased that she will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Users Conference and believe our customers will find her insight on the importance of technology in providing access to home- and community-based long-term care extremely valuable.”

She has been profiled in the New York Times and the Huffington Post and her perspectives have been quoted in Business Week, Forbes, Kiplinger, the New York Time, and the Wall Street Journal. She has spoken regularly and delivered keynote speeches at forums, industry consortia, conferences, and symposia. She is featured on Caring.com, MatureMarkets, SilverPlanet, Mobile Health News, and her blog entries are widely syndicated.

Laurie is the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, a market research firm that provides thought leadership, analysis and guidance about technologies and related services that enable boomers and seniors to remain longer in their home of choice. She has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, including 24 years in IT and 9 years as a leading industry analyst at Forrester Research. For more information on Laurie Orlov visit http://www.ageinplacetech.com

We are happy that she’ll be joining us for the 2011 Harmony Users Conference and hope you will be there as well!