Enurgi, a social network that connects caregivers to patients, is being acquired by Univita Health, a health care services platform that promotes independent aging through home care and support, for an undisclosed amount.
Enurgi brings to the table a valuable database of 1.5 million caregivers and an established social network of care recipients and caregivers. Univita will most probably add the social network to its roster of services to help the elderly make their homes comfortable places to age.
Univita is slowly building its independent aging one-stop shop via acquisitions and mergers. The company, which is backed by San Francisco-based private equity Genstar Capital, recently merged with Minnesota-based Long Term Care Group a national long term care insurance service that processes claims.
We previously wrote about Enurgi when it launched in 2007. Enurgi not only streamlines the finding process between caregivers and patients, but it also facilitates the payment transactions (through PayPal) between the two parties.