Should The Eden Alternative and The Green House Project become more active and aggressive and place a new emphasis on showing providers what change looks and feels like?
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As we come upon National Nursing Home Week, the reality is we aren’t likely to see a special section of the greeting cards aisle in the store dedicated to this theme.
In honor of Mother’s Day, guestblogger Judy Fox brings us on a journey with her mother, age 97, whose infectious laughter brings joy and lightness to everyone around her.
It’s fun preparing for life’s positive events, but it’s those more negative ones – such as a serious illness or death – that we’re often reluctant to even discuss.
Engagement with the broader community helps bring meaning and joy to elders living in The Eden Alternative-registered Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon, Canada.
NEW VIDEO: Steve McAlilly, the visionary leader who believed in The Green House model and brought it to his organization, tells a story about its impact.
Ari Cohen of Advanced Style makes it clear in his new book the best people to give fashion advice are fashionistas who have been stylin’ for more than a couple decades.
It’s time for a new sexual revolution for the Post War Generation — one where a real conversation about HIV/AIDS can start.
If McKnight’s Long Term Care News thinks The Green House Project is the Apple of aging services, let me introduce you to the “Steve Wosniak” of the Green House.
It’s a health condition that affects one in five women, but it’s something that very few people want to talk about, even with their doctor.
In the realm of marketing to older adults, vigorous debates arise about how best to construct advertising messages and frame offers in memorable and compelling ways.
My recent blog post Call For Thought Leaders: Who is Changing Aging? generated an amazing response and introduced me to an innovative new company called Lively.
Over the weekend, I came across a perfectly dreadful essay about how awful it is to look old.
As Westerners, we’re not conditioned to be deep listeners. It takes commitment to lead by example to shift our cultural tendency to speak first and listen later.
I predict here and now that Baby Boomers, especially Americans, will in accelerating numbers travel to and through this mystifying land of fire and ice.
In my earliest interaction with Facebook in 2007, one of the first things I discovered were dozens of sites devoted to hating old people. Nothing has changed since.
The next wave of advances in aging in place technology is focused more on incorporating software programs and monitoring device into the home.
The Wall Street Journal Real Time Economics Blog highlights the financial impact of The Green House model on slowing the cost increase of dementia care.
Kingston Nursing Center in Conway, South Carolina is having a great time honoring National Scrabble Day. The team thought it would be fun to honor National Scrabble Day and the hot new game “Words with Friends” together. The Administrative Secretary and the Enrichment Team worked together to create this amazing interactive bulletin board. The idea [...]
Contrary to long held beliefs that exercise can help slow the aging of muscles, new genetic research out of the UK finds that link “implausible”.
I am finding that Twitter is becoming a more important part of my social media diet.