The Eden Alternative has been dedicated to creating a life worth living for nearly two decades. So, what exactly makes a life worth living?Continue Reading
What is going to happen when my generation reaches retirement age after paying the equivalent of two mortgages worth of debt?Continue Reading
The Millennial generation is coming of age as the most stressed generation. Little wonder considering college graduates are entering a contracting economy crushing debt.Continue Reading
How good are we at perceiving beauty? That was the focus of a Washington Post social experiment that sought to test people’s ability to identify great art.Continue Reading
I graduated college December 21, 2012 and was summarily catapulted into real life. Certainly the past 22 years have been real; I have had my share of trials to date, but until now I had been living the life of a child. Childhood, in my view, was characterized by a lack of independence and the accompanying stress. As a child proper I depended wholly on my parents for support and guidance and as I grew this reliance diminished but never went away fully.Continue Reading
I grew up surrounded by the biggest names in aging. Eden’s first class of Regional Coordinators was initiated in my house, and I have met countless aging professionals since. My father took me to see the first Green Houses open in Tupelo, Mississippi. As a child I wore one of the first Eden shirts ever to come off the press. The point is I have been connected to the aging movement since I first started aging myself.Continue Reading
The New York Times has a great little article out about the Cleveland Clinic’s innovative team-based treatment. Instead of being bounced from specialist to specialist they have created a single team of specialists who work together.
In its most fundamental reform, the clinic in the past five years has created 18 “institutes” that use multidisciplinary teams to treat diseases or problems involving a particular organ system, say the heart or the brain, instead of having patients bounce from one specialist to another on their own.
Aging stands still for a day as we take some time to celebrate Christmas. Happy holidays to all those celibrating Hanukah, Kwanza, the Solstice, or the Yule season.
We will be back up later this week revving the engines for the year to come.
Have fun and stay safe.Continue Reading