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June 22, 2015 13:05 ET

American Grandparents Association and Wellspring Benefits Group Announce First-to-Market Partnership to Improve Medical Outcomes for Seniors

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 22, 2015) - American Grandparents Association (AGA), the membership organization established by Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCQB: GPCM), dedicated to connecting and nurturing the lives of grandparents and their families, has partnered with Wellspring Benefits Group (Wellspring) to offer AGA members a healthcare service never before offered to seniors that has proven to enhance clinical outcomes for those taking multiple medications and/or diagnosed with a chronic illness.

"AGA acknowledges the challenges seniors and caregivers face with health and wellness issues. We are committed to offering our members health related services that impact their lives with real, meaningful benefits. Wellspring's understanding of the healthcare industry and their ability to provide seniors with outstanding benefits makes our partnership a tremendous value to our members," says AGA's CEO, Steve Leber.

"Our partnership with AGA is extremely exciting and we're honored to help them bring personalized medication management, chronic disease intervention, dental, vision and other benefits to their members across America," said Jim Jones, President of Wellspring. "Wellspring's benefit package is customized for seniors and caregivers. We bridge a significant gap between doctors and their patients who take multiple medications or are suffering from chronic illness to help them get better, feel better, stay better and improve life."

Wellspring's personalized medication management service includes: 1) personal care team who interact with patients on a monthly basis to ensure medication compliance; 2) chronic disease education; 3) proactive prescription renewal; 3) financial assistance with medication, if needed; 4) oversee all prescriptions, eliminating over-medication from multiple physicians and 5) customized, monthly pre-packaging of all medications delivered to the patient's door free of delivery charges.

Patients utilizing Wellspring's services experience fewer adverse drug reactions, lower hospital readmissions, fewer doctor visits, and the convenience and simplicity of having multiple medications pre-packaged for daily use.

"Wellspring brings AGA a unique service that we're proud to offer our members. The impact of this service will help seniors stay more independent and caregivers more confident in providing care," said Leber.

About the American Grandparents Association

The American Grandparents Association, the membership organization established by Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCQB: GPCM), connects and nurtures America's 70 million grandparents and their families, by giving them services and information on topics that matter most -- health, money, family, travel and more. The American Grandparents Association offers members access to special benefits including discounts and rebates on products, services, and exclusive Medicare Supplement insurance. With more than 2 million registered users, the American Grandparents Association and its content site, Grandparents.com, is a leading resource for people 50+. Visit www.americangrandparentsassociation.com or www.grandparents.com.

About Wellspring Benefits Group

Wellspring is a value-based healthcare company with the objective of clinically improving lives while reducing out-of-pocket healthcare costs and decreasing healthcare spend for consumers, affinity organizations and self-funded employer groups. We accomplish our objective through innovative healthcare services such as chronic condition intervention and medication management, pharmacogenetic testing, telemedicine and other ground-breaking benefits and services. In addition, through a select group of national provider networks and strategic partners, Wellspring offers pre-negotiated savings and significant discounts on a variety of healthcare products that save thousands of dollars on out-of-pocket costs. These products include: Dental, Pharmacy, Vision, Radiological Imaging, Laboratory Testing, Chiropractic, Wellness and much more. We have assembled our benefits and services into bundled packages directly for consumers and businesses, in conjunction with affinity organizations to their memberships, and un-bundled to self-funded employer groups on an à la carte basis. www.wellspringbenefitsgroup.com.

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