uCarenet is founded on the belief that aging in one’s home leads to higher wellness. We want parents to live comfortably and healthier lives in their own homes. We want them to stay connected to family and their communities. We want them to thrive and be safe. Join co-founder and CEO Nectari Charitakis and Dr. Martin Chasen to learn more about how uCarenet is transforming the homecare marketplace by increasing access to, and improving the experience of, in-home health and wellness services for seniors and their families.
Nectari Charitakis, the cofounder & CEO of uCarenet, has over 25 years of experience in Enterprise IT sales and marketing, 15 years gained through international leadership roles in Canada, US, and Europe, working for companies such as: AT&T Capital, Xerox, and Hewlett Packard. He is best known for building new teams, bringing emerging solutions to market, and new revenue generation. Nectari’s personal experience with the care of his aging parents is what inspired him to create uCarenet’s suite of tools for both caregivers and care seekers.
Dr. Martin Chasen is currently the Medical Director of Palliative Care, at William Osler Health System in Brampton, Ontario. He was previously the Medical Director, Palliative Care, at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and the Palliative Rehabilitation Program at Élisabeth Bruyère Ottawa. He currently holds professorships at the Universities of Toronto, McMaster, Ottawa and McGill and has lectured internationally and nationally, including an invitation to speak on palliative care in the House of Commons for Canada’s parliament. Dr. Chasen and his team recently received $1.4M in funding from the Health Canada’s Health Care Policy and Strategies Program for the uCareRELIEF study (RELIEF: Remote Self-Reporting of Symptoms by Patients with Palliative Care Needs).