.@PattiCakesMovie | Meet The Hero Next Door

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Patti Cake$ The Movie

PATTI CAKE$ The New Face of Caregivers When I watch a movie my gerontology training comes with me. Unexpectedly a crazy good rap soundtrack is the background to three generations struggling with addiction, caregiving, and medical debt. PATTI CAKE$ is also a look at the 10 million Millennial caregivers with dreams and the grit to […]

Mom and Dad Handle With Care

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[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjjhcdcBkK4[/embedyt] Us and Them and Talking About Caregivers While most people ignore commercials I am an avid watcher. By watching and listening to commercials I look at how we cast aging. Recently, I caught a different caregiving story told by Gillette. Often commercials depict a midlife daughter caring for her mother by a home […]

#AiA17 Presenters Learn How to Promote Your Session

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#AiA17 Presenters

#AiA17 Presenters If you are one of the presenting at ASA I know you have been working hard. When you speak at a national conference it’s after years of hard work. First, it was planning your program or services. Then it was developing the project or program. Next, it was the implementation. Finally, the analysis […]

.@SouthShoreElder On The Go With Freewheeling Movement

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on the go with south shore elders

Go With South Shore Elder Services Recently the South Shore Elder Services (SSES) outreach team has been on the go! Working with centers throughout 11 communities they have been on a mission. While many older adults plan to age in their home, few know all their options. South Shore Elder Services the Community Go To SSES […]

The Collaborative Economy Can Connect Senior Services

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Collaborative Rolling Book Launch

Collaborative Economy To Connect Seniors When you ask most people about an opportunity, they will say yes. By this I mean they want an opportunity. Almost four years ago as I sat in a San Francisco coffee shop surrounded by supporters of SideCar. The crowd was enthusiastic and excited to meet the state Public Utilities Commission. You […]

Resilience – Are You Ready To Be a Quarterback?

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RESILIENCE BE A QUARTERBACK

A guest post from Anette Asher CEO, VillageCore – Creator of Care To Caregiver Resilience – Be a Quarterback Quarterbacks display resilience with every play on the field. In the blog post Resilience we shared the definition of Resilience: According to Wikipedia, “Psychological resilience is defined as an individual’s ability to successfully adapt to life tasks […]

115th Congress Your #1 Reason to Join Twitter

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115th Congress

Congress in Session The 115th Congress begins tomorrow and if you’re similar to me you are watchful. In the first place, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Medicare are on the table. If you are launching a startup now is the time to begin listening on Twitter. Will the ACA will be there for you. […]

A War For Medicare in 2017?

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Medicare

The War on Medicare War bound seniors? Yes, there is a possibility that seniors may go to war to keep their Medicare. When I learned the Representative Tom Price was named Secretary of Health and Human Services my heart sunk. Why? Senator Price has been the backer of privatizing Medicare. As a gerontologist, I know […]

Wrapping Up National Caregivers Month

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San Diego Midlife Caregiver

November is National Caregivers Month Caregiver? Is often a role that goes unclaimed by most adult children. While many midlife adults arrange transportation, medication, or medical appointments. Very few say they are a caregiver. Often it is described as “just helping.”  This helping is caregiving.  The Truth About Being a Caregiving In truth, providing caregiving […]