Welcome to the new ChangingAging.org weekly blog roundup for June 11-107 2010.
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Eden International Livestream Clips
We hope you enjoyed our livestreamed video from the Eden International conference in Denver. Follow the link to view all the saved clips from the conference. Over the next few days, I will be editing HD video highlights of the conference and posting them at YouTube.com/EdenAlternative. — Kavan Peterson
Eden Conference Keynote By Dr. Bill Thomas
Dr. Bill Thomas gives the keynote address opening the Eden Alternative 5th International Conference in Denver, June 14, 2010. — Kavan Peterson
Help Us Name Our New Campaign
ChangingAging.org will soon be announcing a major new partnership with the Picker Institute and the Erickson School to promote healthcare reforms that put people at the center of care, rather than technology and bureaucracy. Watch our teaser video and help us create a catchy tagline to promote person-centered care. — Kavan Peterson
Mature Brains Take on Immature Brains and the Winner is?!
How do memories formed in children differ from those formed in adulthood and elderhood? It turns out that mature brains remember things in a richer, more detailed, way. — Dr. Bill Thomas
I like healthy skin. I want my skin to be strong and unblemished. But. I am living in 50 year old skin and if I am lucky, someday I will be living in 70 year old skin. I want skin that works. I want skin that is comfortable. I want skin that is attractive. I can have all those things without the silly conceit of “reversing aging.” — Dr. Bill Thomas
Power-Up: Celestial Nurturing Angels
This week, we were blessed with two amazing days learning about
the Spark of Life Approach to dementia, from Jane Verity,
award-winning CEO of Dementia Care Australia. — Dr. Al Power
Morgan Freeman and Nelson Mandela Team Up
This is an example of the use of influence rather than the exercise of power. Elders are most effective when they maximize their influence and leave the exercise of power to the youngsters. — Dr. Bill Thomas
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