This is a great idea!
Andrew Parker founded Papa almost two years ago in honor of his grandfather, whom his family called “Papa.”
The company offers “grandkids on-demand,” and pairs college students with senior citizens who need help in many ways like transportation, filling prescriptions, help around the house or if they just need a friend.
“We started looking at the data and it was pretty evident, we could support a lot of people, really focused on curing loneliness, but also helping to take them to the doctor, to the store or helping them be more active,” Parker explained.
“I’ve always thought of a million ideas, but the one that happened to affect me from a personal perspective was the one that ended up being the one that worked,” Parker said. “It wasn’t even an idea, I needed to fill this specific gap I had at the moment and I realized other people have this issue too.” Read more via abcnews.go.com.