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…

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…

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…

Letter from the Board Chair
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Letter from the Board Chair

by MOLLY FORREST, PRESIDENT, JEWISH HOME FOUNDATION I am honored and grateful to serve as your Chair of LeadingAge California. For decades, our association has been a trusted voice and advocate for aging. As I begin my tenure, I thank our Immediate Past Chair, Jasmine Borrego, for her wonderful leadership, advice, friendship and support of Read More…

Building Resilient Communities
Engage Magazine Summer 2020

Building Resilient Communities: Conversations on Thriving in a Post-COVID World

LeadingAge California members in architecture, marketing, and PR shared their thoughts on how designs for future senior living communities could change in the wake of COVID-19 – with new and heightened concerns like infection control, combating isolation and restrictions on visitation – and what it will it take to build “resilient” communities to survive and Read More…