The parts of Japan impacted by the tsunami are still reeling from the devastation, including the destruction of more than half of the elder care facilities in the affected ares. In sympathy, elders from St. John’s Home in Rochester, NY made one-thousand origami cranes over one month, and sent them to the elders who are living […]
Al Power and Emi Kyota have organized The One Thousand Cranes Project (one thousand cranes are the symbol of peace in Japan). Elders from St. John’s Home in Rochester, NY made one-thousand origami cranes–over one month, and sent them to the elders who are living in the Tsumani affected area of Japan.
As a followup to an article written by Dr. Ronch, Interim Dean at the Erickson School for Management of Aging Services (and an MKCREATIVE client) — where he discusses the paucity of Gerontologists in the USA — I thought it useful to post a link to a compelling video presentation made by another Erickson School […]
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Here’s a question — what does it take to “live a life worth living”? Riches? Health? Beauty? Youth? As the Op-Ed below from The Boston Globe points out, there is much hand-wringing going on in the U.S. regarding our rapidly growing aging population and the potential economic repercussions of a shrinking labor force. Certainly, we […]