Ah, the knee-jerk response that is ageism…. I’ve been teaching and speaking and writing about ageism for years now. But, this was one of those times it felt deeply personal for me, even if I can’t call Faye and Warren BFFs. Here were two artistic giants from MY time. As a lover of fine films, I grew up watching Warren and Faye own the screen in darkened movie theaters (yeah, pre-Netflix and all). They deserved better than this.
Things are getting real! After years of effort, Second Wind the book is out on Amazon and on the shelves of Barns & Noble book stores everywhere! The Second Wind Tour’s opening date is so close we can taste it! And for the rest of month we want our biggest fans to join the fun. […]
Sexual expression among elders in nursing homes, the value of social media during a crisis in long term care settings and much more in today’s ChangingAging Blogstream roundup.
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How can a conference help move culture change forward? I’ve asked past participants to share stories of transformation from attending the Pioneer Network conference.
In my earliest interaction with Facebook in 2007, one of the first things I discovered were dozens of sites devoted to hating old people. Nothing has changed since.
I’ve often said that “aging is a team” sport. It is also true that “changing aging” is a team sport. For the past six years I have enjoyed working with and learning from Kavan Peterson as he has shown me how our message of a new and better old age can be communicated around the globe.
This month Provider Magazine profiled Kavan as one of the 20 people to watch for his work on ChangingAging.org and as a partner in the creative consulting company ChangingMedia. The profile hit on his essential qualities:
Even in good economic times it can be challenging to scrape together financing for much-needed community development projects. These days, cuts in grants and tax credits combined with cheeseparing lenders has resulted in a huge drop in funding for community development and revitalization projects, such as low-income housing projects and eldercare innovations like the wildly successful Green House Project created by Dr. Bill Thomas.