caregiving

How to Get Young People Involved in Aging

The Missing Piece to Motivate Student Involvement in Aging The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and weak student demand. The field holds unique needs of older patients and valued geriatric attention, but the limited exposure to […]

Exhibitor Opportunities at the Festival of Trees in San Marcos

Annual fundraising celebration to bring awareness to and recognize seniors. This is the Foundation for Senior Well Being’s fantastic event that draws thousands of spectators and earns hundreds of thousands of dollars for seniors in North San Diego County. Please consider getting involved by being a sponsor.  Click here for details.   VIP Party – Friday, November 25th Holiday Brunch – Saturday, November 26th Family Day […]

young caregivers

How to Get Young People Involved in Aging

The Missing Piece to Motivate Student Involvement in Aging The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and weak student demand. The field holds unique needs of older patients and valued geriatric attention, but the limited exposure to […]

housing trends

The Top 10 Senior Housing Trends for 2016

The shape of senior living communities across the world has changed drastically over the past several years. Baby boomers have their own unique ideas of what their retirement years are going to look like, and the industry must change in order to fit the shape of their unique preferences. 2016’s anticipated trends don’t look like your grandmother’s retirement! 1. Technology Changes in technology make it […]

safe aging

For Healthy Aging, Stay in Control

In his latest book, Charles Duhigg, the author of bestsellers like “The Power of Habit, Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business,” and now, “Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business,” describes how a group of seniors changed the daily routines they were supposed to follow in an assisted living facility. They ‘rebelled,’ if you will, against […]

millenial caregivers

“Blaze a Trail” for Millenials and their Predecessors

For the last 53 years, May has been recognized as Older Americans Month. With 10,000 people turning over 65 every day, we all have someone in our lives that we should celebrate during this time. That doesn’t mean the rest of the year you’re off-the-hook, but it’s a good way to remember to check in on some very important every-day things to keep your older […]

millenial caregivers

Aging in America 2016 Conference Blog #2

The Boomer Business Summit was a day long conference held within the AiA16 event in Washington DC in March. From a prominent panel, we learned several fascinating and thought-provoking points about who we are and what is important to us in the different age cohorts. Here are a few of the points which, as we look at the need for home safety advisors throughout the […]