Weekly Blog Roundup
Welcome to the New ChangingAging Blogstream
This is it folks! Last weekend we transitioned to the new ChangingAging Blogstream website. What does that mean?
Check Out Who’s On the ChangingAging Blogstream
So who is the Blogstream for? The short answer is everyone. We invite anyone with a pro-aging vision and a passion for changing aging to either sign-up for a ChangingAging Blog or submit their existing blog feed to the Blogstream. This includes bloggers and readers interested in: Aging, Elderhood, Eldercare, Baby Boomers, Culture Change, Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, the Long-Term Care industry and Health Care, to name a few. Check out who’s already on the Blogstream here.
Abolishing The Old Age Asylum: Part 1
Plenty of people accept the status quo of long-term care as it is. They are willing to change the industry’s surface features but want to retain its most basic assumptions. There is one very big problem with that point of view. The foundation of contemporary long-term care is based on immoral and deeply flawed assumptions. Here is why:
Social insurance programs help people live more comfortably because they spread risk across the entire population of a nation. They make people and nations more safe and secure. Here’s how.
Minding the Generational Gap
How big is the gap between generations? The winning film from the Assisted Living Federation of America’s International Short Film contest poignantly captures how much we have to gain if we can just bridge that gap. Watch here.