KidGlov Advertising Agency Podcast Hosts CEO of GrandPad, Scott Lien
KidGlov, a boutique, full-service advertising, branding and content marketing agency based out of Lincoln and Omaha, Neb., recently welcomed Scott Lien, co-founder and CEO of GrandPad, to its podcast, Agency for Change. The episode explored how the organization connects seniors with their families.
“During the pandemic, many older adults were isolated from their families for weeks and months on end,” said Lisa Bowen, KidGlov vice president managing director. “Scott and the team at GrandPad are solving the senior isolation problem, with incredible devices designed for older adults to connect and thrive.”
Based in Minneapolis, GrandPad is a digital health company that develops engagement solutions to improve the health and well-being of older adults by reconnecting them to families, friends, and caregivers through technology that is safe, reliable, and easy to use. The GrandPad purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75 — the first mobile device of its kind — addresses usability, security, and connectivity issues that are often roadblocks to integrating remote monitoring and telehealth into professional and familial caregiving settings.
The company’s secure cloud platform with built-in LTE and web applications allows care teams and family members to engage remotely with older adults without depending on WiFi connectivity. GrandPad enables a variety of interactions, including video calls, sharing essential care-related emails and messages, and conducting multi-party video care conferences between family members and a patient’s continuum of caregivers.
During the Agency for Change podcast, Lied discusses how GrandPad helps seniors connect, how they consult a focus group of older adults when introducing products and services, and what inspired him to create the business.
“Standard technology was designed by 30-year-olds for 30-year-olds,” said Lien. “I saw seniors in my own life struggle and get frustrated using the technology, and it was isolating them. We’ve designed GrandPad for them, focused on reconnecting them in a safe, engaging way with their family, friends and caregivers.”
The Agency for Change podcast from KidGlov marketing and advertising agency brings stories of people creating positive change in the world. From large companies and nonprofit organizations to small advocacy groups and solo agents for change, the program explores what inspires these changemakers, the work they’re doing, and how they share their message.
The advertising agency’s podcast releases new episodes every week. Listeners can hear the show on major podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, or on KidGlov’s website.
KidGlov is a boutique, full-service advertising, branding, and content marketing agency, as well as a certified B Corp, with offices in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., which specializes in nonprofit marketing, healthcare marketing, financial marketing, social impact marketing, and purpose-driven businesses. It has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Lincoln, and has won several accolades for its work, including awards from the American Marketing Association and the American Advertising Federation. Learn more about KidGlov on their website, or by visiting their offices in Omaha at 2120 S. 72nd Street, Ste 640, Omaha, Neb. 68124, and in Lincoln at 1230 O. Street, Ste 111, Lincoln, Neb. 68508.