Without going into current events specifically I’d like to explore an expression of resilience that relates directly to our communities.
A powerful way to counter divisive rhetoric and demagoguery coming out of Washington, D.C., is to do something unexpected — start an Age Friendly city revolution.
The next time you get a compliment try accepting it. The next time you give one and it is deflected call it out.
I think it’s time to challenge a bit of the language being used to advocate for people living with dementia. The negative effects of stigmatizing language are huge, and our language choices are often the places where such stigma starts or ends.
Depression does not need to be a normal part of aging. It’s up to all of us to acknowledge—and address—the risk.
The reframing aging movement must demand a decent quality of life for the millions of older adults who were good workers, neighbors, taxpayers and citizens and came up short through no fault of their own.
A name can be a powerful thing and I still struggle with knowing the best term for the phenomenon we know as dementia. Can we come up with a name that captures both the challenges and the joys of people experiencing it?
I’d like to pose a question: How have you and your relationships changed since becoming connected? We humans are anything but stagnant. What (and who) we allow into our lives affects our thoughts and behavior.