Tag Archives: inter-generational connectivity

Summer Shorts 29: Age-Inclusive Communities, a TOY Project.

Picking up from last week’s summary on the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE) Conference in June, one of the themes woven through the program was that of exploring possibilities for inter-generational connectivity, which in turn leads to stronger age-inclusive communities. With this focus, there was a presentation by three people from

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Summer Shorts 28: On Anthropology & Aging – Study On!

Some full conference packages beg for a parsing out, worthy of looking at the separate threads that shape the bigger story. And that appears to me at least, to be the case with the recent event in Oxford, England – the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE)

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2017. Celebrating Change Rangers 21st Year.

Part of that celebration is a revamp of the Change Rangers web site, as I also soon enter a 7th year of weekly blog writing in March 2017. General topic category titles for the blog will be changing a bit, but these will still include commentary on a range of topic areas in longevity, aging

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge – Give me POTALK.

Awake the Design Challenge indeed! Like the sweet promise of spring, so comes the promise of happiness in longevity as encouraged by the fresh breezes of design creativity. This has carried my thinking, starting in January and my YouTube interview with Louisa Jewell – President of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association. Then, we spoke in

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De Hogeweyk, an Elder Life Care Model -1

Following the threads of conversation from the recent Canada AM series Living With Alzheimer’s, the whole question of elder life care and urban community design came to the front of my mind again. How we create living spaces to be inclusive of all ages and stages of life is one of great promise. We need

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