November 2011

Inspired in Beantown!

November 21, 2011
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I am an innovation immigrant.   I don’t often feel inspired. But I am inspired by the incredible third annual Aging Means Business Conference held Friday in Boston associated with the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting.  This was my second time at this conference organized by Greg O’Neill and his team of Sarah Wilson… Continue Reading Inspired in Beantown!

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Aging in Place 2.0 – Consumer Point of View

November 17, 2011
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Trust my dear friend and inspiring colleague Jason Popko of Good Design Age Well and Bosch Healthcare to ask me the right question to ponder so I can write a good answer here. Jason asked “What does AiP2.0 looks like from the client’s perspective?” What is my personal vision of what it will be like… Continue Reading Aging in Place 2.0 – Consumer Point of View

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Embrace Complexity

November 10, 2011
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People often study a problem hoping to improve the situation by organizing and ‘simplifying’ it. That is not my vision for Aging in Place 2.0.  There are too many elements, services, interventions, design solutions, tools and personal needs to think that ‘simplify’ will organize them. Instead we must bring the power of technology to create… Continue Reading Embrace Complexity

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Front Page- near Miss?

November 1, 2011
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I glanced at the front page picture on Sunday’s Washington Post. Walkers out front! Neighborhood in the headline! Aging in Place on the front Page! I dove into the story. The headline is The New American Neighborhood. The story is about growing diversity. The cute walker using couple featured in the photo bought their home… Continue Reading Front Page- near Miss?

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