How Snapchat Can End Ageism and Negative Stereotypes

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National Senior Games On Snapchat

Is Snapchat for Older Adults? In a word yes, Snapchat is for older adults! While having lunch with colleagues, I mentioned using Facebook to reach my audience. After all when you are passionate about a topic and want to share a message where do you go? In 2017 you turn to social media. If you are like […]

.@ASAging Members Submit Your Session Proposal

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ASA conference speaker

ASA Members It’s Your Time If you are a member of the American Society on Aging (ASA) it’s time to submit your proposal. Next year our annual conference is in San Francisco on March 26-29, 2018. With this in mind now is the time to write your submission and highlight your work.  Again our conference […]

Social Media and Professionals in the Aging Industry

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Social Media and Professionals in the Aging Industry

Twitter – Social Media and You In 2008 I got social and joined something called Twitter. While I didn’t quite get Twitter I thought it might be a way to share my message about aging. Now eight years later I know this social media platform has been instrumental in changing my life. Perhaps lives of other as […]

Under The Tuscan Sun With #OG Farm To Table

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Farm to Table Neighbors

Farm to Table Next Door When I walked down the street this morning I never expected to meet a Farm to Table OG. First OG, OG refers to the pioneers of gangster rap who were in it since the beginning. Now, it’s also used to describe people who are the originals of a movement. Second, Farm […]

Grandparenting the Power of Legacy for Granddaughters

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Divine 28 - Grandparenting the Power of Legacy for Granddaughters

Grandparenting Legacy  Often when I talk to parents of teens I think some things haven’t changed. When I look back over the decades since my 13th birthday I remember the hope I had. Hope the next generation of young women might be more confident, equal, and empowered. However, in 2017 those goals are still in work. Especially, […]

#DementiaFriend Take Action and Make a Difference

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Dementia Friends - Living With Alzheimer's disease

Understanding Alzheimer’s disease   When I teach Brain Fit Now workshops I often share a startling fact about dementia. In a word, age. Unfortunately, it is the main risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s Disease. In fact, when it comes to dementia we are all at risk. Since this is part of the reality of living longer […]