Tag Archives: Sheridan Centre for Elder Research

Summer Shorts 31: Care through Music – Room 217

Since July 2012, I have written what I call “some quick musings, my blog “summer shorts”, for the few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer. So here we go, in what is a hot and humid, first week of July 2018. In contrast, on a very cold evening this past January I

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Spotlight on the Arts: Impact on Business, Health and Well-being

…or (as I would also add) how the Arts Economy fits within the broader context of a growing Longevity Economy. If you are a leader in an Arts Organization, a Patron of the Arts, or a business with a focus on delivering services or operating facilities for older adults, you must come to the Sheridan

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Advancing the Arts & Shifting Demographics

“What happens when you bring a market researcher and a neuropsychologist together?” So begins the intro to the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research promo piece for their Fall/Winter, 2017/18 opening event on October 25th. The Arts world like all other sectors is forging ahead in new ways in spite of and better still, as an

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Entrepreneurship in Later Life, Finding Place on the Career Spectrum.

Through many enriching years in the career development/transition field, my advisory and seminar work largely focused on helping those at any age who are exploring the entrepreneurship option, and increasingly over the last eight years, working with those in particular, who are on a journey of entrepreneurship in later life. Not a new phenomenon, this

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Technology & Optimal Aging on a Lonely Planet.

Here we are, a global aging population, pivoting on a speedy technology curve – kick starting, crowd funding, backing another hackathon or pitch event to promote technology innovations we hope will enhance or improve our experience with the promise of longevity. Over at least the last five or so years, it has become quite alluring,

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Entrepreneurship: A Shared Generational Venture

How different are Millennials from Boomers when it comes to the entrepreneurial journey? What are the varying definitions of entrepreneurship and what are the myths and truths? While the news of the last decade suggests that there are distinct generational trends in this venture or adventure, perhaps it is time we looked at the motivations,

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