Changing the Culture of Aging in the 21st Century

Inspiring culture change, supporting innovation, providing an opportunity for learning.

Pioneer Network is the national leader of the culture change movement, helping care providers to transition away from a medical, institutional model of elder care to one that is life affirming, satisfying, humane and meaningful. Pioneer Network advocates for a culture of aging in which individual voices are heard and individual choices are respected. Our goal is transformational culture change in organizations to foster care that is directed by the person receiving it.

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A True Celebration of CNAs

Matt Cantrell, COO, National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) CNA (Certified Nursing Assistants) Week, set for June 17-24, is much more than just a symbolic tribute to the health care professionals who risked their own lives and safety to… Read more

Reimagining Dementia: A Creative Coalition for Justice

A Message from the Reimagining Dementia Coalition When the founding members of Reimagining Dementia: A Creative Coalition for Justice came together in April 2020, our world was beginning to confront the unprecedented impact COVID-19 was having on our physical, emotional,… Read more

COVID and the Chaplain’s Perspective

Whatever your faith or beliefs, the need to take care of ourselves, including acknowledging our spiritual needs, has been something that we have become keenly aware of this past year. For Pioneer Network, Pastor Gary has been there for us… Read more

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Resources to Help you Begin or Continue Your Culture Change Journey

We are here to help you every step of the way. Whether you are just getting started or you have been on the culture change journey for some time, here are valuable resources, developed by leading experts to help you implement organizational culture change and person-directed care.

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Toolkits, Books & More

In our store you'll find the tools you need to be successful implementing culture change. We have starter kits and staff education programs, developed by experts and tested by care providers.

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We want you — to help make culture change the norm in this country!  Each person can, and does, make a difference — and we need your engagement to achieve the vision of a culture of aging that is life-affirming, satisfying, humane and meaningful.

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