Tag Archives: long-term care

Single by Choice or Chance: Authors Interview, Part 2

Women – “You’re single, aging and thinking about the future.” So begins the new book, by Jill O’Donnell & Jackie Porter – Single by Choice or Chance (The smart woman’s guide to living longer, better). Rather than a traditional book review, here in the 2nd of two parts, I present views of the authors as

Read More

Aging in Place. More than tooling around with Apps.

Like most themes around the future of living in a longevity society, aging in place has multiple dimensions; but when I talk about it generally over coffee talk, many people at first hearing the phrase, most often react as if it simply means accommodating the home environment by installing chair lifts, walk-in bathtubs and grab

Read More

Labour Markets & the Value of Caregiver Stats

Labour Day is not quite beyond sight in the rear view mirror, so it struck my mind this weekend, reading a blog post from Sept.7th in the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, that caregivers are rarely talked about as a part of the “labour market” and unpaid caregivers, well of course not. Yet stats do exist

Read More

Technology, Design & the Business of Aging

Thursday this week is the Awards Day for the second Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity, an event where technology, design and yes the business of aging connect to celebrate innovation in the development of products for improving the experience of an extended lifetime. As a reminder from my March 10th blog post,

Read More