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Karen Wade

Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Wrong - WSJ - 1 views

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    Some important points in this Wall Street Journal article about the advantages of aging. It looks like the Boomer generation will continue to positively impact society for many years to come! How can museums take better advantage of this generation as more and more Boomers retire?
Lisa Eriksen

As Parents Age, Asian-Americans Struggle to Obey a Cultural Code - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    What are the cultural issues involved in eldercare?
Lisa Eriksen

The Time Is Now to Bring the Fight to Dementia | Nicco Mele - 0 views

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    This will have huge economic and societal impact.  Are we considering this new future as people live longer?
Karen Wade

3 Ways to Make Your Town Dementia-Friendly - AARP - 1 views

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    If an entire town can become dementia-friendly, museums certainly can too!
Lisa Eriksen

Young tech entrepreneurs develop products for seniors - SFGate - 0 views

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    Entrepreneurs developing senior-focused products.  Are museums paying enough attention to this demographic?
Lisa Eriksen

LA Times - More in U.S. caring for someone with health issues, study finds - 0 views

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    Caregiving is going to be a huge and expensive issue for this country to deal with in the coming years.  How can museums help?
Ruth Cuadra

Dementia Cases Expected to Triple by 2050 as World Population Ages - Population Referen... - 1 views

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    ... more than 35 million people are living with dementia, according to recent World Health Organization (WHO) estimates.1 This number is expected to more than triple to reach 115 million by 2050 in the wake of world population aging.
Lisa Eriksen

American Time Use Survey Summary - 0 views

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    Bureau of Labor data on eldercare, labor and leisure hours
Lisa Eriksen

How Advertisers Appeal to Your Personality | IdeaFeed | Big Think - 0 views

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    Should we be thinking about visitor personality rather than - or in addition to - age and other demographics?  
Ariane Karakalos

A Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults - 1 views

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    Browse PublicationsA Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults A Lifetime of Curiosity A Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults Wendy Pollock, Editor ASTC, May 2009 With the first wave of baby boomers now looking to the next phase of life, the time is right for museums to expand their engagement with older adult audiences. This publication offers positive examples, inspirational stories, and resources for those who are ready to get involved
Ariane Karakalos

ART INTO LIFE: FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AND DEMENTIA - LEM Project - 0 views

  • This report is relevant to anyone interested in evidencing the contribution creative learning and museum experiences can have on mental health and wellbeing. This report is the result of a partnership between Tate Modern, London and SLaM (South London and Maudsley) NHS Foundation Trust. As well as the specific results of the programme, it offers an excellent literature review of mental health and wellbeing findings.
Lisa Eriksen

"Jam" with Health Horizons' Director Rod Falcon and Philips on the Future of Aging Well... - 0 views

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    Rod Falcon who spoke at CAM heads up the IFTF Health Institute. Latest work they are doing on aging population.
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