Papa is a digital health company providing "Grandkids on Demand" to older adults, for assistance with transportation, house chores, technology lessons, and other senior services.
Papa connects College Students to Older Adults who need assistance with transportation, house chores, technology lessons, companionship, and other senior services.
Papa was founded in 2016 by Andrew Parker. The company is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Papa is the first and only on-demand assistance service to help seniors with transportation, house needs, technology, and an amazing social experience. Its mission is to help cure the loneliness epidemic among older adults in America.
Papa is uses technology to create a new class of caregiving that empowers the lives of seniors through enhanced mobility, reduced loneliness, and greater autonomy. With a novel approach that connects seniors with vetted and trusted talent seeking flexible employment, Papa's platform allows health plans and families to impact health outcomes while radically improving the day to day lives of seniors.
Papa Pals provide companionship to older adults and can help with an array of everyday tasks including transportation, light household chores, navigating health benefits, doctors’ appointments, prescription refill and pick up, grocery delivery, and more.
Papa is backed by Comcast Ventures, Canaan, Pivotal Ventures, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, Sound Ventures, Magnify Ventures and others. The company raised $18M in Series B round on Sep 22, 2020. This brings Papa's total funding to $31.2M to date.