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Starting a Company at 71: Eugene Spiritus, OMyMeds

Posted on 09/20/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeMeet Eugene Spiritus. He’s 71, he’s on Twitter, and he’s the cofounder of a brand new startup called OMyMeds. What does OMyMeds do? I’ll let VentureBeat explain… Based in Orange County, Calif., OMyMeds started out when Spiritus became frustrated with the medication management of his ailing mother. She had heart failure, diabetes and emphysema and took 12 different medications daily, with three to four additional drugs on an as-needed basis. He displayed a medicine cabinet on stage, full of her …