teleCalm in the News

“Putting the Tech in Texas” – The North Texan

For five years, Jill Schriefer (’91, ’93 M.B.A.) and her husband, Tavis, took care of Tavis’ mother, who suffered from the early stages of dementia. Schriefer noticed one of her mother-in-law’s triggers was unsolicited phone calls.

teleCalm is Here – Acappella In Home Care

teleCalm was founded in 2015 by Tavis and Jill Schriefer and two other co-founders. In 2009, Tavis’ mother moved into a house across the street where he could better help her with her daily needs, during which she began showing increasing signs of early-stage...

teleCalm Helps Ease Caregiver Stress – Vee @ Vee, Myself and I

As you may or may not know, scammers have wreaked havoc in our home over the last few years. Their fierce persistence and back to back calling blow my mind. I’m talking almost 100 calls in one day. They have managed to swindle my mom a couple of times. Most recently,...

teleCalm Presents Its Innovative Service to Aging 2.0 in Chicago

Less than a decade ago, the field of aging was a sleepy sector of innovation. Now, with the recent rise of advances in medical technology, coupled with the surge of baby boomers, aging is ripe for innovation. An estimated 3.6 million Americans will turn 65 every year...

teleCalm featured on CBS KBTX

As you or your parents age, experts are offering advice for keeping an eye on their finances. The bottom line: you must stand firm when it comes to protecting their money, even if they protest. Tavis Schriefer, the CEO of teleCalm, joined KBTX's First News at Four to...

Cutting Out Scams with teleCalm – CBS KTVT-11 Dallas

Northwest Texas families have lost thousands of dollars because of a scams targeting the elderly. there’s a new idea. Dallas’s CBS-11 reporter, J.D. Miles interviews one of teleCalm’s customers to learn how the teleCalm service has changed they way her mom uses the phone.

CEO Interview – Podcast with

Podcast with founder Mark Hager. Mark interviews our CEO Tavis Schriefer about how his own caregiving experience helped spark the idea for teleCalm. Today, I’m joined by Tavis Schriefer, the co-founder of tech startup teleCalm. Tavis founded...

teleCalm selected for Tech Wildcatters accelerator program

teleCalm accepted to the Spring 2016 Tech Wildcatters accelerator program in Dallas. Following the guidelines of their program, teleCalm conducted market validation with over 50 family caregivers and over another 50 senior-related businesses and groups; including home...

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