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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Are You Ready to Pay It Forward?

Joan Devine Director of Education, Pioneer Network Though it seems like ages ago, it was only a little over a year ago that most of us came to the realization that what we were facing with the pandemic was not… Read more

Pioneer Network and Morrison Living Unite to Provide Person-Centered Hospitality Solutions to Senior Living

2020 has forced us to pivot, to adapt, to try new things, and has vastly accelerated our appetite for change as we have all struggled to cope in an ever-changing environment. As communities continue to dig out from a horrific… Read more

Envisioning the Future: Exploring Lessons Learned Symposium

Cathy Lieblich, Director of Network Relations, Pioneer Network Last Wednesday, a large group of pioneers gathered virtually to envision the future by exploring lessons learned, and no surprise to anyone, there have been a lot of lessons learned this past… 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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