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March 2017

Monthly Archive (Multicultural Aging)

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By Nicole Bruce and Mary Keen When it comes to eldercare research, whose opinion matters the most? Until recently, research on and about older adults has been devoid of a key component: the perspectives of the older adults themselves. That’s why the director of CJE’s Leonard... Read More
The fourth and final full day of the 2017 Aging in America Conference kicked off at 7:00 AM with a yoga session in Plaza AB led by Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Senior Activity Center Director Douglas Paulsen. At 8:00 AM the 14th Annual What’s Next Boomer Business Summit got underway in... Read More
The third day of the 2017 Aging in America conference continued the unique learning and community-building experience, and our attendees and faculty are not slowing down. Beginning with two early-morning exercise sessions that were inclusive and age-friendly, along with a group drumming program,... Read More
From the morning exercise and morning buzz with the Students and Emerging Professionals (STEP) Group to the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception and Chicago dine-around, the 2017 Aging in America Conference was fully underway on Tuesday with nearly 2,500 participants. Every year, this conference... Read More
By Scott M. Lynch A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows the change in “preventable” deaths between 2010 and 2014. The report’s main take­aways were that, overall, the preventable death rate has fallen substantially since 2010; and... Read More
By Farhiya M. Farah The translation of this Somali phrase is “A Million Dollars is not a Blessing”. In the Somali culture, highly prioritizing a loved one places you advantageously in all your affairs. Theoretically you can make a million dollars but it is not a blessing if you have... Read More

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