CAMPBELL, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – LiveWorld, Inc. (OTC Markets: LVWD), has created a one-of-a-kind online community for caregivers with dementia. The interactive Facebook community, titled “Navigating Dementia,” is a collaboration with the highest rated Mount Sinai Health System and was developed to address an unmet need of adult children of dementia patients.
An estimated 55 million people are living with dementia worldwide and there are a staggering 10 million new cases each year, according to the World Health Organization. As the number of older people increases, the number of cases of dementia will also increase; WHO estimates that the number of cases worldwide will reach nearly 80 million by 2030.
Responding to the logistical, clinical, medical, practical and financial needs brought about by dementia, the “Navigating Dementia” community seeks to provide caregivers with opportunities to share experiences, advice and practical strategies, to connect with others. experiencing similar stresses and gaining credible knowledge, insights and the latest research findings in a structured, private and moderated platform supported by Geriatric Practitioners from Mount Sinai Health System, ranked # 1 in Geriatrics for the second year in a row by American News and World Report.
“Navigating Dementia” provides emotional and intellectual trust to users, the incorporation of trusted healthcare content, the inclusion of trusted healthcare providers and explicit pathways to real healthcare, Danny said Flamberg, LiveWorld VP Strategy: “Partnering with Mount Sinai also provides a sense of continuity that is stronger than pure user community or even disease-driven organizations.
Launched in July 2021, this unique resource for caregivers quickly gained the attention and buy-in of 600 members in its first 90 days. Eighty percent are women and the majority of the community is very engaged: almost 300 members engaged in conversations, interacted with posts, comments, infographics, videos, recommendations and questions. Questions asked and answered by group members elicit the most engagement.
“We are excited to be working with LiveWorld to bring this unique resource to families as a way to support and unite them in a community forum where they openly engage with each other and with our faculty. They can seek answers to difficult questions about loved ones who may have lost cognition and ask for our help in finding a way forward in an exceptionally difficult and stressful time, ”said Chloe Politis, MA, Director of Digital Media and social at Mount Sinai. Health system.
“The rapid adoption and strong initial response from caregivers validates the need for healthcare communities,” noted Peter Friedman, Founder and CEO of LiveWorld. “The community supports its members and, in the long run, will improve health care outcomes, upholding the core vision of Mount Sinai and improving brand awareness and referrals to services.”
LiveWorld is a digital agency and software company specializing in social media solutions that help businesses build stronger customer relationships. We offer consulting, strategy and creative services as well as human agents, conversation management software and chatbots for digital campaigns, social media programs and healthcare communities.
Our solutions enable businesses to deepen relationships with customers, professionals, patients and healthcare providers with emotion-driven behavior change through conversations and campaigns with a human touch. LiveWorld customers include leading brands in hospitals, pharmaceuticals, consumer packaged goods and financial travel services. LiveWorld is headquartered in Campbell, California with an additional office in New York. Learn more about www.liveworld.com and @LiveWorld.