Each year I attend CES I look for the latest ways this paradise of technology and innovation is meandering its way into senior living, and aging in general.
Today at The 6th Eden Alternative International Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., I teamed up with Jack York of IN2L to run a social media booth and we invited Elders from Brookshire in Denver to join us via Skype to demonstrate the power of social networking. Conference attendees passing by were caught up in the […]
The Eden Alternative invites you to join us virtually at the 6th Eden Alternative International Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., via livestreaming video and live chat May 30-31 featuring keynote speaker Dr. Bill Thomas and other leading figures from the culture change community broadcast live at www.EdenAlt.org. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join the conversation via social media and be part of an international collaboration of people and organizations working to make a better world for Elders.
While covering the 2011 LeadingAge conference for ChangingAging.org I spent an afternoon interviewing Eden Alterantive’s CEO Chris Perna and two of Eden’s value-added partners: It’s Never 2 Late and WellAWARE Systems. Together, these three organizations presented a “Mind, Spirit and Body” exhibit at LeadingAge featuring a unique integration of technology and culture change. As part […]
A major theme at the 2011 LeadingAge conference in Washington, D.C., last week was the need to leverage innovative new technologies to help providers serve a rapidly growing aging population even as budgets are strained by the economic downturn. However, it’s critical that technology be used to enhance the human touch, not replace it, said conference exhibitor Chris Perna, CEO of Eden Alternative.