ChangingAging.org Top Stories Nov. 29 to Dec. 3
Introducing the RealCareNowTV Geriatrician
Our goal at PickerReport.org is to promote person-centeredness by using social media to put elders, their advocates and care partners, at the center of the conversation on patient-centered care.
Resident For a Day
How many nursing home administrators do you think have ever been a resident in a nursing home? I would guess not many. Which raises the question, how do you know how to serve someone if you’ve never been served yourself?
Of Mice and Men
I remain committed to an evidence-based critique of anti-aging theory. If the anti-agers put up real results they will get respect from me. Until then. Not so much.
When Does Aging Begin?
Aging may be based in normal human physiology but how we feel about aging is determined almost entirely by the culture– or in the following case, the sub-culture we inhabit. Consider the following lament (click here to read it)
Cult of Adulthood
Memory and Emotion
The bond between memory and emotion is goes deep. Even marketers are aware of this link and they use this knowledge to advise clients who want to sell to older people. The following example of this recently arrived in my inbox. Click here to read more.
Power-Up Friday: Get Real!
My colleague, Rebecca Priest is working on her Nursing Home Administrator license. I was walking in the door this morning, wondering what I might blog about, when she pulled me into her office to show me one of the practice test questions she had missed. Click here to find out.
Why Working at Work Doesn’t Work
Have you ever looked back at your day in the office and noticed you accomplished nothing substantial despite running around all day, attending meetings, answering phone calls and generally staying busy? If your office experience was anything like mine, that was the norm rather than the exception. Frequent meetings about nothing. Constant interruptions by managers chipping away at any possibility of a long stretch of uninterrupted work.