Concerning the 78 million baby boomers, Dupin, a baby boomer himself, has stated regarding nursing homes, “we are not going, not now, not ever!” N2Care, known for the MEDCottage, is one more company jumping on the crowd fund raising stage. They just launched a project with ROCKETHUB. Many families are forced to choose between letting aging parents live alone or moving them into a nursing home. Now there’s another option that brings families closer. N2Care, who brought to market the MEDCottage in 2010, has designed MEDCottage G2 which claims to overcome many of the barriers the MEDCottage has faced. With the changing family structure and lifestyles over the past century, end-of-life care is emerging as the most pertinent concern for the 78 million baby boomers. Boomers have a particular fear of being isolated from family and institutionalized in the final stage of life. Consequently, there is a need in the market for an innovative alternative to care for the aging population unlike any current option for end-of-life care. N2Care CEO Ken Dupin stated, “Adult children need to be confronted with their obligation to their parents.”
The MEDCottage has been embraced by over 60 countries and has been featured by numerous national media. The placement of the MEDCottage has been encumbered by zoning and permitting regulations. The new design, MEDCottage Generation 2 is loaded with all the technology the public affirmed yet provides reasonable solutions to address the regulatory barriers. G2 also supports family-managed healthcare which includes the unit being temporarily placed on a caregiver’s property for rehabilitation and extended care. Simply stated, it’s a state-of-the-art rehab and recovery room with remote monitoring available so caregivers and family members have peace of mind knowing they are providing the best possible care.
MEDCottage G2 leasing will finally open the door for insurance reimbursement, new zoning solutions and a broader customer base. Currently, the MEDCottage has been available for purchase only. When a family is making a critical decision time is of the essence. The nature of this need requires the flexibility of leasing. The MEDCottage G2 will be transported to the caregiver’s home or picked up within days of the need. This rapid response time will permit insurance companies the option for per diem billing which was never before offered. Regarding zoning, this design is a hybrid of modular construction and RV connectivity. The MEDCottage G2 will simply plug-in, much like an RV and be equipped with gray water tanks which will be serviced. Lastly, the cost of leasing the G2 will be less than 1/2 of the costs associated with a nursing home or assisted living with no large upfront buy-in, permitting wealth preservation.
For more information, contact N2Care President Susan K. Conn:
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