When older adults lack a sense of purpose

Assisting Hands Home Care wrote on the 20th of October 2017: “We all want to make a difference in the world and to feel that our lives have meaning. Yet […]

The Longitude Prize on Dementia

HELPING PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA RETAIN THEIR INDEPENDENCE “Dementia is not a natural part of getting older. Dementia is caused by different diseases that affect the brain, which mainly affects people […]

The 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the Next Decade

On 13 September 2021, visualcapitalist.com published ‘The 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the Next Decade’ written by Jenna Ross: “How is the Job Market Shifting Over the Next Decade? The […]

Empowered Direct Care Staff: Lessons from the Green House Staffing Model

Susan C. Reinhard, Edem Hado, Barbara Bowers, Susan Ryan & Marla DeVries, wrote on 19 January 2022, for AARP: LTSS Choices: Empowered Direct Care Worker: Lessons from the Green House Staffing […]

Project Scaffold: Revising the approach to Care Services within the older population of South Africa

 We are excited to share with you Project Scaffold. Work commenced last year to address the need to urgently explore a new approach to care services in South Africa. The […]

Now that’s rock ‘n’ roll!

Brigit Grant From Jewish News, wrote on July 12, 2020, 6:32 pm: “Now that’s rock ‘n’ roll! Care home residents recreate iconic album covers Sydmar Lodge residents in Edgware pay […]

Search dogs being trained to hunt down dementia patients who go missing

The Daily Mirror‘s Danny Buckland wrote on 2 March 2020: Lowland Rescue in Swindon, Wiltshire, is training dogs as part of the Search Dog Heroes initiative, which will help the […]

Elderly mom died and left her money & assets to a friend that cared for her

“I can’t believe mum left all her cash to a friend who cared for her.” Daily Mirror’s Coleen Nolan helped this struggling single woman who is ‘hurt and confused’ after […]

Residents choose the best candidate for the role as Deputy Care Manager

Residents choose the best candidate for the role as Deputy Care Manager An architect and author who has lost his sight, a retired school teacher, and a former member of […]

Global Ageing Network members serving the aged

A few Global Ageing Network members share their thoughts on challenges and successes in serving the aged in their own countries. Care for older adults does not occur in a […]

Frail Care: What you should know

This article was first published in the first-quarter 2015 edition of Personal Finance magazine.  Laura du Preez writes: “Healthcare issues loom large in later years when illnesses linger and can result […]