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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…

Hiring in the Time of COVID
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Hiring in the Time of COVID-19: Finding the Right Candidate Amidst the Pandemic

by JEFFREY BILSON, PRESIDENT, DRUTHERS AGENCY, INC., DRUTHERSAGENCY.COM  COVID-19 has impacted senior living operations in many ways, from visitation and tour restrictions, to modified dining protocols and troubling financial forecasts. We are in the midst of creatively adapting to the new realities of our environment. One area that must be reconsidered in today’s world is 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…

Congrats 2020 EMERGE graduates
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Congratulations 2020 EMERGE Graduates

It’s hard to believe that we are graduating our 9th cohort of LeadingAge California’s leadership development program. EMERGE has been a catalyst for individuals who are seeking to transform their leadership skills to successfully lead highly engaged and innovative organizations, and the EMERGE Class of 2020 is no exception! The fellows have developed and exhibited leadership 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…

Happiness is a Skill, Not a Personality Trait
Engage Magazine General Interest Summer 2020

Happiness is a Skill, Not a Personality Trait

by LOLA RAIN, FOUNDER, WISELY WELL-BEING ACADEMY  By the time you turn 100 years old, you will have survived many difficulties. Economic woes, emotional battles, health issues, loss of loved ones, wars, pandemics, and more. Personal tragedies, feelings of defeat, loneliness, and isolation are life experiences that most humans share. Many researchers point to positive Read More…