Month: August 2016

Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio’s nursing homes

l-r, Kimberly VanHaitsma, associate professor of nursing, Pennsylvania State University; Katherine Abbott, assistant professor of sociology & gerontology and research fellow, Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center; Jane Straker, director of research, Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center; Jerry Gannod, chair and… Read more

The Times They are a Changing…

Jack York, Founder/President, It’s Never 2 Late How many out there remember the late ’70s and early ’80s? If you’re like me (57 years old) during that era technology was trickling its way into our lives, drip by drip. But… Read more

Dementia-friendly dining

Pamela Tabar – Long-Term Living Senior living dining has been through many design phases lately—including the bistro, the casual café, the fine dining setting and even the wine bar. Now, senior residences are fine-tuning the dining experience of a growing… Read more

Making a Revolution: One Person at a Time

Ruta Kadonoff, Executive Director, Pioneer Network Our national conference closed last Wednesday in New Orleans. Those who were present know, of course, that our theme was Revolutionizing the Culture of Aging.  As I noted in my closing remarks, it’s a… Read more

Back to the Floor

CNA Edge: A voice from the trenches of long term care May – CNA Edge: A voice from the trenches of long term care It would appear as though my residents missed me. To show how much they missed me… Read more

Have You Hardwired Your Communication System?

Amy Elliot and Barbara Frank The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it is taking place.   — George Bernard Shaw “Know each person” is a cornerstone of Pioneer Network’s values and principles, but how do we know a person in… Read more