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posted 09.02.2015
There’s a swelling social movement to encourage all of us to discuss and document our preferences for care as the end of life approaches. To help spark what can be a difficult conversation, several groups now offer online advance care planning tools, some with catchy titles to allay fear. Read More
posted 08.28.2015
Why do we continue the cycle of building homes that do not accommodate the ability to live in our homes as we age, but then remodel them to accommodate aging? Read More
posted 08.13.2015
Despite the promising future, senior care providers remain suspicious that consumers don’t fully comprehend the effort it takes to prepare for this stage. Read More
posted 08.12.2015
There will always be competition for jobs. But, there doesn’t need to be ageism and a perceived generational divide when dealing with employment. Read More
posted 08.07.2015
The 6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality is holding its first meeting in the United States, October 4–7, 2015, in Los Angeles. Read More
posted 08.06.2015
Palliative care has been demonstrated not only to improve quality of life but also to help those with a serious illness live longer and improve the satisfaction with care of both the patient and their family. If this is the case, why don’t health care organizations agree on what palliative... Read More
posted 08.04.2015
Creating LGBT specific housing is one important way to support LGBT older adults, but with more than 3 million LGBT people older than age 55 in the United States (and that number is projected to double over the next 15 years), we could never build enough housing for everyone. Read More
posted 08.04.2015
A developer’s perspective on what made this partnership and development successful. It can be boiled down to these two tenets: find the right partner and have realistic expectations. Read More
posted 08.04.2015
One piece of big news out of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging was the announcement by the HUD that it is taking strong steps to eradicate discrimination against LGBT older adults living in government-assisted housing. Read More
posted 08.04.2015
The email from my client caught my attention. It came more than a year after we had closed financing for the “LGBT-Friendly” Town Hall Apartments in Chicago. Town Hall Apartments provides housing for low-income older adults (ages 55 and older) a few blocks from the ivy-covered outfield... Read More

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