Speaking in Chicago, Congressman Paul Ryan declared that his budget… “…strengthens welfare for those who need it.” Ummmm. Sorry dude but neither Social Security nor Medicare is “welfare.” They are social insurance programs that provide pensions and health care to older people who have paid into them their entire lives.
When Richard Taylor speaks, we listen. Read his comment and respond at the original post Abolishing the Old Age Home, Part 3: What Comes Next. Hello, recently I listened for 90 minutes to two well intended, hard working, true believing culture change enthusiasts and leaders report on how they had been a part of culture […]
ChangingAging’s Dr. Bill Thomas was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the state of Maryland at the annual Governor’s Leadership in Aging Awards. Watch the video to see performances by other award winners.
It doesn’t take much to change someone’s worldview. Often, all you have to do is use different words to say the same thing. Watch:
This series of calls/webinars will highlight the major goals of our second Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant, through a dialogue about major initiatives and how you can be involved We are looking forward to the stimulating discussions, questions, stories and successful practices that will emerge from these conversations. Your feedback is welcomed, appreciated and necessary […]
Belonging is really the heart of it. Being known. By the force of her own personality and practiced wisdom, our friend Imy Higbie was known. How marvelous it would be if the elders living in institutions all around were truly … Continue reading →
The Green House Annual Meeting (September 7-9 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an opportune time for adopters to share wisdom, successful practices and stories that occur in your homes around the country. As shahbaz, Sarah Hoffman, expressed, “I am so inspired when other colleagues share their, ‘a-ha!’ moments with me, and I hope I can do the same in return.”
The Journey Through Aging radio program sponsored by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services has been featuring the Eden Alternative’s 10 Principles in a series of interviews with Eden Educator Jennifer Heston. Host Joel Wrobbel talks to Jennifer about how the growing Culture Change movement is reshaping long-term care in America and explores how the Eden Alternative […]