Weekly Blog Roundup
The Green House Project Featured in USA Today, Plus New Consumer Toolkit
Check out Friday’s issue of USA Today for a special supplement on Alzheimer’s Disease. The story features Green House Project Director Robert Jenkens as part of an “expert panel” discussing new approaches to caring for people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Created by our own Dr. Bill Thomas, the Green House model embodies principles that support elders living with dementia to have full and supported lives.
Become a fan of The Green House Project on Facebook today. Find Green House homes in your state. If you’d like to get involved in bringing the Green House Project to your community, download the new Consumer Tool Kit here. Watch the video to listen elders describe living in Green House homes in their own words.
No Need for Death Threats!
The Post War generation’s impending collision with the end of adulthood and its members’ awkward and halting exploration of elderhood really do represent of crisis of generational proportions. In all of human history the old have always given way to the young (not always happily or willingly) and the same will happen here. Despite how they may feel about it, the years remaining to the Boomers are, in fact, numbered. The real issue here is how the inevitable generational transition will play out.
Varsity Farmers but No JV
The folks at Varsity Branding keep their eyes peeled for emerging trends. One recent blog post tackled the issue of our aging agricultural workforce.
Florida Nursing Home Watchdogs: The Truth Has To Be Told
This will not end well:
Someone must speak for those who, literally, cannot speak for themselves.
ChangingAging In the Top 100 Senior Websites
Seniors for Living updated their already impressive Top 100 Senior and Boomer Blogs and Websites list by breaking it down into categories and descriptions. ChangingAging is proud to come in at number 25 under the heading:
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