Aging in Community

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.
posted Mon, 2019-11-18 14:11
Nursing home suicides, what LGBTQ elders and immigrants share, the lives and legacies of America’s vets, helping hoarders and more…
posted Wed, 2019-07-24 13:21
The Summer 2019 issue of Generations lays out the landscape of how rural America does and does not work for older adults—barriers to accessing services and scarce resources juxtaposed against life on the land and the value of that community.
posted Thu, 2019-06-27 18:41
Today’s older adults and people with disabilities rely on an interdependent, oftentimes complex system of formal and informal supports and healthcare to keep them as independent as possible in their own homes.