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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Thank You, Penny Cook!
In case you missed the news over the summer, Pioneer Network said goodbye to former CEO and former Center for Innovation chief culture officer Penny Cook, who formally left the organization in August to pursue new opportunities. The Pioneer and… Read more
Introducing EmpowerED, eLearning from Green House and Pioneer
Together with our new partners at The Green House Project, we’ve launched EmpowerED, a powerful eLearning platform for all types of eldercare organizations looking to infuse person-directed care practices into their day-to-day operations. Click here to learn more and… Read more
It’s almost conference time! Join us in Pittsburgh July 23-26!
Looking for the Pioneer Conference? It’s right here: Ready to Impact, the first conference held in conjunction with our new partners at The Green House Project! We’re bringing all the things you know and love about Pioneer events — fellowship,… 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.See All
A Free Starter Toolkit for Engaging Staff in Individualizing CareGet Free Resource
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.See All
A Cruel Irony: Ageism and Ableism in Senior LivingView Product
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