This size screen isn't yet supported. We're working on that.

St. Louis Park Senior Care Company Raises $20 M, Adds UCare as Investor

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 1-min Read

Nick Williams, reporter for the Star Tribune, gets candid with Lifespark CEO, Joel Theisen, about the company’s recent investment and partnership with UCare, Minnesota’s largest Medicare Advantage provider.

Senior care company Lifespark is planning to use $20 million from a recent Series B round of funding to build upon its tech platform designed to help the elderly avoid trips to the hospital.

The St. Louis Park-based company announced Wednesday that Minneapolis-based nonprofit health plan UCare is a new investor, creating a partnership both parties say will lead to cost savings for seniors using Medicare and Medicaid health plans.

Read on for the full story in the Star Tribune

Related Articles


How Home-Based Care Providers Are Planning to Get Involved With The GUIDE Model

In an interview with Patrick Filbin, reporter for Home Health Care News, Matt Kinne, Interim COO and VP, Growth weighed in on how Lifespark views the model and our potential participation. As Filbin noted, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first announced the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model in late July. […]



Lifespark Appoints Monica Engel to Board of Directors

Monica Engel, senior vice president of government markets at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, has joined the Lifespark Board of Directors. As a member of the executive leadership team at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Engel oversees the organization’s government health program business, including Medicare, Medicaid, the federal employee plan and individual market […]



Payment Perspectives with Joel Theisen and Erin Hilligan

Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen and VP – Program Execution Erin Hilligan sat down with Tim Mullaney, editor of Skilled Nursing News to talk about the steps providers can take to prove their value to payers in today’s evolving payment landscape. They discuss how technology is helping operators navigate this shift, and they also share perspectives […]