How can a conference help move culture change forward? I’ve asked past participants to share stories of transformation from attending the Pioneer Network conference.
The 2012 LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Denver, CO was an incredible opportunity to connect with thousands of aging services professionals and explore the current and future needs of our field. Through engaging education sessions and a robust exhibit hall, innovative … Continue reading →
The Green House Project offers a model for long-term care designed to look and feel like a real home. Green House homes are seen as a national leader and proven business model for long-term care.
“Meaningful Life, Meaningful Engagement” was a most appropriate theme this year for the 5th Annual Green House Meeting and Celebration! Over 160 people representing Green House home adopters from Alaska to Florida spent three days learning, laughing, building relationships, sharing … Continue reading →
On September 7, 2012, WGVU a local NPR affiliate in Michigan interviewed Dr. Bill Thomas, and Porter Hills CEO, Ingrid Weaver, about The Green House Project. They discuss how the model transforms the philosophy, organizational design and environment of traditional long term care, radically shifting the paradigm of aging!
Join us Sept. 6-7 for a livestream video broadcast from the 5th Annual Green House Meeting in Grand Rapids, Mich. All livestream videos available on demand after broadcast. Click here to watch. Continue reading →
The Pioneer Network is a group that calls for a radical change in the culture of aging so that when our grandparents, parents — and ultimately ourselves — go to a nursing home or other community-based setting it is to … Continue reading →
Dr. Bill Thomas, creator of The Green House model, is a fountain of inspiration and vision for innovations in aging. At last year’s Green House Annual Meeting and Celebration, Dr. Thomas challenged the group to examine their circle of compassion. He pontificated that … Continue reading →
THE GREEN HOUSE ® Project is excited to welcome Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA as a keynote speaker at the 5th Green House Annual Meeting and Celebration. Teepa Snow is a dementia expert and a certified Occupational Therapist, who brings a unique, person-centered perspective to engaging with people living with dementia. Mark your calendars for September 7 as the public is invited to watch Teepa’s keynote speech via livestream video at The Green House Project Blog.
The Green House Project is excited to host The Fifth Annual Green House Meeting and Celebration, an exclusive opportunity for organizations who have adopted The Green House Project. This year’s meeting will be held on September 5-7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Building … Continue reading →
The 6th Eden Alternative International Conference kicked-off in Grand Rapids, Mich., May 31 with an exciting surprise announcement that The Eden Alternative has acquired The Wellspring Program for culture change from LifeSpan Network based in Columbia, Maryland. The Wellspring Program is now owned and operated by The Eden Alternative and you can read the official announcement here.
Wise Leadership is the Lifeblood of any Organization To make real change in an organization, leaders must cast the vision for change and inspire others to join them on the journey. A culture change journey is one without a destination, and often … Continue reading →