Posts Tagged "ableism"

28 Simple Practices for Inspired Influencers, Part 1

28 Simple Practices for Inspired Influencers, Part 1

In honor of #GivingTuesday on December 3, we are giving you the gift of care. We bring you our #GivingTuesday Countdown Challenge. Each week, between now and December 3, we will post a new set of caring practices that put the person

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The Perfect Storm of Stigma and Surplus Safety

The Perfect Storm of Stigma and Surplus Safety

Reflections from the New York Times, Hollywood, and Life… I watched a movie called Book Club on Hulu recently. Crazy with acting legends, like Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, and Candice Bergen, it mostly reeked of rom-com. But there was something

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Tikkun Olam: Repair the World

Tikkun Olam: Repair the World

I recently had the honor of joining a virtual ritual convened by Age Without Borders. We gathered in observance of the 11 souls lost – many of them Elders – in a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on October 27th.  Our time

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Finding Ourselves Through Our Teachers

Finding Ourselves Through Our Teachers

What I love most about the concept of care partnership is the opportunity to discover new teachers and even be surprised by who they might be. The 18-year anniversary of my father’s passing has just recently come and gone, and

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Creating Inclusivity in Aging Services

Creating Inclusivity in Aging Services

In 2014, the LeadingAge Leadership Academy curriculum for the first time included a small group learning project to identify and study a gap or issue in aging services.

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