The alska difference
alska is a groundbreaking web-based platform for caregivers and caregiving teams that goes beyond social connectivity to include secure storage of medical and legal documents, a shared calendar for task delegation and management and permission settings so you decide what is shared with each carefully chosen care team member. You can even keep track of key vitals like blood pressure, weight and oxygen saturation to better manage chronic diseases like COPD, heart disease and diabetes. Become a more organized and empowered caregiver today.
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alska means love and we know that every caregiving endeavor begins with a desire to provide the care and support those most precious to us deserve. Whether you are providing care to a parent, child, sibling or spouse, you are not alone. More than 43 million caregivers in the U.S. struggle daily with with caregiving tasks, constant information gathering and regular communication and updates with other members of the care team can be stressful and overwhelming.
Our robust platform allows you to securely store vital medical information while making it accessible to you and others you choose including family members, physicians, teachers and other professional care providers. No more three ring binders, spiral notebooks or scraps of paper. Imagine having one secure place to store and access medication lists, advanced directives, discharge planning instructions or directions for care after a surgical procedure to make sure recovery is optimized.
Our social portal makes it easy to share tasks and provide one secure update that reaches everyone in the care team rather than multiple phone calls, long email threads and group texting. You can even share photographs of priceless family memories that can connect loved ones near or far.
Letter from founder
“As a healthcare professional, professional patient advocate and family caregiver I knew there had to be a more effective way to optimize delivery of care and empower individuals and caregivers. I believe caregivers are the invisible super hero of our time and am passionate about offering the resources they need to reduce stress and improve the lives of those they love. I invite you to experience the alska suite of secure online services and I welcome your suggestions and feedback.”
Michelle Chaffee Founder & CEO alska
Why people love Alska
“The 867 care notes we created speak volumes for how wonderful our family was in posting information on their visits to Mom for those of us that were not able to be there throughout this process.”
“We were looking for the best of care for our aging mother at a price we could afford. älska filled the bill by keeping the lines of communication open and flowing on a day-to-day basis.”
“alska was the best means of keeping our family unified and on the same page information wise, whether we were in the same city, out of state or, in some cases, out of the country!”
“The value we received from alska was priceless. It was a gift to be able to keep everyone in the loop and see any patterns of behavior and care. We could catch changes or issues faster because we were tracking care each day.”
“The images were such a joy for me, and the documents page with Mom's advanced directive was wonderful. It helped knowing who her choice was for making medical decisions.”