Aging in Community

posted Fri, 2020-05-01 14:59
A good old age—one lived in well-being and dignity—should be possible for everyone. Not just for some.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 13:23
The majority of nursing homes still operate as medical institutions. Unsurprisingly, this model has proved problematic when it comes to resident satisfaction and quality of life.
posted Tue, 2020-04-28 10:32
The challenge of fully embracing person-centered care lies in the struggle to change how organizations get things done.
posted Fri, 2020-02-07 15:09
The members of the Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST) council invite Atlanta conference attendees to join us on Wednesday, March 25 for our NEST Program Day entitled Intervention to Innovation: Technology-Driven Solutions for Aging in Community.
posted Sat, 2020-02-01 14:04
An overview of U.S. civil rights laws, how they do (or do not) protect America’s elders, and how advocates can take action when elders’ rights are violated. 
posted Thu, 2020-01-30 08:50
At 72, the critical piece for my friends and myself is community, and the essence of community is hu­man connection. Everything else is secondary.
posted Mon, 2020-01-27 12:45
As older adults age into later life, they often face disruptive changes that make their dwell­ings, neighborhoods and communities seem less appealing.
posted Sun, 2020-01-26 20:50
Habitat for Humanity’s mission is simple: To bring people together to build and rebuild homes and communities, while catalyzing new pathways to safe, decent, affordable hous­ing.
posted Thu, 2020-01-09 10:47
Aging Today spoke with three Meals on Wheels delivery volunteers to discover why they choose to spend their spare time deliver­ing meals.
posted Thu, 2020-01-09 10:31
The January–February 2020 In Focus section of Aging Today contemplates what community really means, especially as people age into later life.