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Salt Lake City, Utah The Conference is Over but What an Impact! Click here to read about it. Click here for Conference Documents. The Blue Box Menu on the right provides the schedule and other info. For Questions...
Views since 5/2014: 28,763
“We at Silver Sage strive to age-in-place. Given the caring support of our community, we can do so a lot longer than in many other aging care models,” says Art Okner. “Getting older is a long, fulfilling journey for most—you have a caring family, a good job, activities that you enjoy, and friends...
Views since 5/2014: 445
Older adults around the United States (and around the world) are making a strong case for why living in a high functioning community is important to them, economically, physically, and socially. Many attempts to put seniors in community have proven to work short term, but funding and employee...
Views since 5/2014: 615
The Inner Game of Aging podcast features our own Cindy Turnquist this week! "What is co-housing? Wikipedia defines this as an "intentional community clustered around shared space". But that barely scratches the surface of the possibilities inherent in the concept. Today's guest, Cindy Turnquist,...
Views since 5/2014: 716
When aging alone and assessing places to live, the first thought an individual has, “How can I create an environment where I’m safe, independent, and not isolated?” That’s usually followed by, “And can I afford it:” It’s a collective thought that’s heard in the elder orphans Facebook group...
Views since 5/2014: 1,613
Instead of assisted living, or managing a large home without help, cohousing creates a small neighborhood of independent individuals who all do what they are able in order to maintain a mutually beneficial and enjoyable community....Successful and dignified aging for most seniors means maintaining...
Views since 5/2014: 3,652
Here is the text of the letter I read at the Aging Better Together conference in Salt Lake City. My neurologist friend who wrote the letter has since given permission to use. ======================================================================================== Hey STEVEN Here are some...
Views since 5/2014: 1,522
[A repost from Peter Lazar's blog at http://www.emersoncommons.org/blog ] I'm writing this at 34,000 on my flight to the 2016 Aging in Place conference hosted by Coho/US in Salt Lake City. I like in-flight wi-fi ! , but I digress... The topic of Aging in Place got me thinking about the...
Views since 5/2014: 1,063
"This is the only place this conversation, about aging with support in community, is happening. Right here." - Katie McCamant, CoHousing Solutions at the Aging Better Together Conference, May 2016 Indeed, the Aging Better Together Conference took the bull by the horns in addressing how cohousing...
Views since 5/2014: 1,510
Sara Zeff Geber, PhD, is a professional group process facilitator, a transition coach, and a gerontologist with a special focus on aging in community. She spoke on the topic of her article at the May 2016 Aging Better Together Cohousing Conference. Aging in Community...for many, it’s an idyllic...
Views since 5/2014: 1,564

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