Drs. Judah Ronch, Dean of the Erickson School of Aging, and Dr. William Thomas, founder of the Eden Alternative and Green House Project, have coined a new term and developed a new concept called surplus safety. The first-ever Surplus Safety Symposium was held on September 12 – 13, 2012 in Baltimore. Approximately 50 stakeholders from a diverse group of constituencies discussed the current state of the safety landscape.
I just came across a great editorial from one of my former colleagues at UMBC — Leslie Morgan, co-director of the Gerontology PhD program and a sociologist and leading expert on eldercare services. Check it out: