Beyond the Pitch

Seizing Business Opportunities in a Country of Aging Baby Boomers

When: 11:30AM
Where: 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 200, New Albany, Ohio

Part of Innovate New Albany’s TIGER Talks Series:

Everyone is talking about the tsunami of elderly people that soon will be flooding our country, but the news is always presented in a negative light. Yes, we may be facing the potential bankruptcy of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, but let’s trust those solutions to our legislators (ha ha). Instead, entrepreneurs should look at the potential of this growing — and somewhat wealthy — target market. Hear eldercare expert Lori Wengerd’s perspective on the increasing needs of this growing population. Many businesses – including start-ups and other small businesses – are going to benefit from serving the needs of the elderly. Why shouldn’t it be you?

Lori Wengerd is owner of Home Care Assistance — a premier provider of in-home care for seniors. Her company has a lofty mission to change the way the world ages. With a bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a graduate-level certificate in gerontology from The Ohio State University, Wengerd is well-equipped to lead the growth of her six-year-old company that today has more than 130 employees.

In addition to being a business owner, frequent speaker, and a vocal advocate for healthy aging and quality eldercare, Wengerd is …

  • an active member and past speaker of the Columbus Rotary
  • on the Board of Trustees of the National Parkinson Foundation Ohio
  • on the Board of Directors of the Upper Arlington Commission on Aging
  • a public policy Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association


  • 11:30a – Networking
  • 12:00p – Speaker
  • 1:00p – Group Meeting Concludes & Networking Resumes]


Free! (Lunch included)


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