Will #LatitudeMargaritaville Reinvent Senior Housing?

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Latitude Margaritaville Shakes up Senior Housing

  Margaritaville Part of A Growing Trend   With a tagline Escape to island-inspired living as you grow older, but not up, Jimmy Buffet is reinventing senior housing. While affinity communities have long existed long existed there are few in senior housing. In fact, I look back to the artist colonies and the Rainbows Santa Fe for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stock Market Corrections and Impact on the Elderly

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Stock Market Correction and Impact on the Elderly

Aging and the Stock Market For the most part, relatively few in the aging sector discuss the stock market. However, this aging expert began work right as the recession roared in. From my perch, I made three observations in 2008. After Effects of the Crash First, many who might have retired and might volunteer will continue to […]

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, […]