PITCH 2018 : Software to Help Seniors Live Happier and Healthier Lives

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Welbi co-founder Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau says she was inspired to create the application when her grandfather ended up in a retirement home.

Welbi, an Ottawa-based tech company, is developing software to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation for seniors.  Cofounder and CEO Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau recently made a presentation at the NORCAT PITCH 2018 event in Sudbury, where early stage start-ups get the opportunity to pitch their ideas and products to investors.  Elizabeth  joined Markus Schwabe on CBC Morning North with more details about how her company uses technology to get seniors in nursing homes more involved in activities and to help them find friends.

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