March 2013

Crossing Silos….. Deliberately #1

March 25, 2013
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Policy folks, operators and advocates often lament silos as barriers to aging in place, good medical care and  other current issues. I agree, but I see very little effort that crosses silos. If silos are the problem, why not set strategies that cross silos deliberately? I hear about models and programs in caregiving, transportation, home… Continue Reading Crossing Silos….. Deliberately #1

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BIG Data & Aging in Place

March 12, 2013
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As I arrive in Chicago for the American Society on Aging conference and What’s Next? Boomer Business Summit………… All the talk about Big DATA, brought to my mind’s eye by Joel Shapira forwarding this Forbes article about IBM , leads me to discuss the impact big data will (can?) have on aging in place. Currently… Continue Reading BIG Data & Aging in Place

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Success in the Aging in Place Space

March 8, 2013
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Success in the aging in place space is not a matter of the best, highest tech or most innovative product or service but the best strategy for making and using connections.

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Why is “wellness” “corporate”?

March 6, 2013
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This Washington Post article and a recent Kojo Nnamdi talk show has me thinking about methods and benefits of “wellness”. Wellness includes pro-active health screening to catch problems before they grow serious and raising awareness but key elements are usually what most of us call exercise. Employers are strong adopters because wellness has the bottom… Continue Reading Why is “wellness” “corporate”?

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