Decline of Aging Narrative
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Will COVID-19 Make the Decline Narrative of Aging Worse?

WHAT EXPERTS IN AGING THINK THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR BOOMER BASHING by Richard Eisenberg Money & Work Editor, Next Avenue Part of the THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW SPECIAL REPORT First, there was OK Boomer, the pejorative meme mocking older people. Then came #boomerremover, the morbid catchphrase used by some millennials and GenZers Read More…

State Capitol
All Provider Types Engage Magazine Summer 2020

View from the Capitol: Aging Policy in the Time of COVID

by ERIC DOWDY, CHIEF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS OFFICER, LEADINGAGE CALIFORNIA As the state enters its fifth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, policy changes at the local, state and national levels have been constant as new information is learned about the virus. As of this writing, the state is experiencing an explosion of cases, claiming the number Read More…

Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Activate Your Warrior Mindset

by JANET GREENWOOD, PHD, RN, LICENSED THERAPIST Resilience is what separates those who can readily adjust and adapt to change and those who are immobilized. If you have lived long enough, you know first-hand that change is to be expected. Life currents can sweep away our greatest dreams, can thrust us into wonderfully challenging situations, Read More…

Adventures in Caring on building self-awareness
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Beyond Resilience: Thriving through the Long Haul

by SIMON J. K. FOX, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ADVENTURES IN CARING FOUNDATION, ADVENTURESINCARING.COM At an Olympic level, what separates the greatest marathon runners from the others is not their physical ability but their self-awareness. When they hit the wall after about 20 miles, unlike most runners, they don’t try to shut out the pain, grit their Read More…

It's Time to Take Advantage of "Wet Clay" Opportunities
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

It’s Time to Take Advantage of “Wet Clay” Opportunities

By OLIVIA MASTRY, JD, MPH, COLLECTIVE ACTION LAB, COLLECTIVEACTIONLAB.COM History has shown us that viruses spur evolution. Perhaps we should see COVID-19 as a gateway to a new era that we can strategically influence to create better health and well-being for people and the planet. To this end, we should be watching for “wet clay” Read More…

Interview on COVID and George Floyd protests
Affordable Senior Housing Engage Magazine Summer 2020

Affecting and Sustaining Change

INTERVIEW WITH SISTER MARIE TAYLOR, BOARD PRESIDENT, EAST BAY HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS (EBHO) AND RESIDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT, CHRISTIAN CHURCH HOMES (CCH) HOW HAVE THIS YEAR’S EVENTS CHANGED YOUR PERSPECTIVE AND APPROACH AS A LEADER? At Westlake Christian Terrace we had a very active resident council. We met every month through March and then we were shut Read More…