23 minutes | Jan 6, 2021

Why Wheelchairs Need A Transformation with Nate Watkins

The Mavericks sit down and chat with Mr. Nathan Watkins, CEO of Troy Technologies.  We talk wheelchairs and how design, manufacturing and thinking outside the box can improve the way we live and age.   Mr. Watkins and his team continue to push the limits on the wheelchair so that anyone can have the option to age in place with dignity!    “Why should a wheelchair look like a wheelchair when it can look like any other chair?” ~ Nathan Watkins, CEO, Troy Technologies   About The Episode:  Welcome to our first show of 2021! We’re kicking off the new year with a chat about outside-the-box thinking regarding the design of wheelchairs.   Join us to learn:     Why it’s time for a transformation in wheelchair design     Who can benefit from these new designs     What action you can take to create change   Sponsored By Serenity Engage is a HIPAA-compliant conversation platform that increases move-ins, streamlines communications, and reduces risk for senior care providers. And because better communication means less litigation, ask us how to get a 10% insurance premium discount for using Serenity. Learn more at www.serenityengage.com.    Ready to get your Mavericks coffee mug? Share with us what your favorite idea from either this conversation or your own ideas and experience about how we can support our older population right now. Email or post the answer on our social media and your Mavericks coffee mug will be in the mail.  If you like this episode, please subscribe!  Tell us what you think, and what you’d like to see changed in senior care.   —————————————————-   We’re all about challenging the status quo here at Maverick’s Headquarters! Welcome to the Challenging The Way We Age podcast by the Mavericks of Senior Living. We are innovators and entrepreneurs who have huge hearts and passion for our older adults. And we see all kinds of opportunities to improve today’s system and create hope for the way we age. We tackle hard topics with the goal of creating conversation and generating curiosity and ingenuity to solve these problems.   Want to join the Maverick Movement? Have a story on how you or your team are fostering ingenuity. Share it with us and check out our other episodes to light your innovation fire. Don’t forget to subscribe for more great interviews.   JOIN THE MOVEMENT —————————————————-   Mavericks of Senior Living is sponsored by Serenity Engage, Inc. and Assured Assisted Living. This episode was produced by Katherine Wells and Francis LeGasse.   You can subscribe to Mavericks for Senior Living on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, or via email at ignitehope@mavericksofseniorliving.   Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:   SOURCES  Nathan Watkins, CEO, Troy Technologies  Taylor Hulett, Chief Ingenuity Maverick at Mavericks of Senior Living, and Director of Customer Success at Serenity Engage  Katherine Wells, Chief Inspiration Maverick at Mavericks of Senior Living, and CEO of Serenity Engage  Francis LeGasse, Chief Curiosity Maverick, and CEO of Assured Assisted Living, Sevens Residential Care, Sevens Home Care     #olderadults #wheelchairs #seniorliving #ignitehope #assistedliving #mobility  #healthcare
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