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Healthy Aging Begins At Home

Healthy Aging Begins At Home

Right up our alley: The private home is one of the choices people need and want as they age. 2016_Federal Report_BPC-Healthy-Aging

Aging In America: 5 Key Issues

Aging In America: 5 Key Issues

Listen to the great press briefing by Ken Dychtwald, CEO of Age Wave about the 5 critical issues concerning growing old in America. These issues need to be addressed now but are missing from the presidential debate. www.agewave.com/candidates .

Design x Technology + Medicine = Embolden Bodies

Design x Technology + Medicine = Embolden Bodies

Something we have been talking at AHWGO becomes more of a reality through 3D printing. The designers and architects Charles and Ray Eames brought design many years ago into medicine but somehow this marriage was suspended until just now.  Ted Talk illustrates possibilities.

People at the Center of Design

People at the Center of Design

Read this wonderful piece by Valerie Fletcher, ED of the Institute of Human Centered Design. It is a clear explanation why Inclusive Design, design for all ages and abilities, is not only common sense but necessary if we want to respond to the needs of people who live on this planet. Inclusive-Universal Design, People at theContinue Reading

The Architecture of Palliative Care

Thirteen architecture students from Kansas State University visited the Bay Area at the beginning of November. Their Professor is Susanne Siepl-Coates who for years has been leading the charge in teaching design studios that address the architecture of care, health and universal design. This year her students are tasked with a design proposal for aContinue Reading

Susanne Stadler at the Commonwealth Club, January 19 5:15pm

At Home With Growing Old, Activism Starts in Your Own Home  http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/archive/podcast/home-growing-old-activism-starts-your-own-home Visual Presentation: It is about thinking of your home as a resource. 150119_Commonwealth club_Activists

A Home For All Ages

A Home For All Ages

A Home For All Ages gives us the option to live longterm in our home if we choose to do so.  In her recent keynote speech at the Avenidas Housing Conference Susanne Stadler emphasized that it is time for personal activism in our own homes. Setting the right priorities is key in making one’s home safeContinue Reading

Legacy Film Series

Legacy Film Series presents independent and entertaining films that portray the variety of later life experiences. Films available for rent and purchase: http://www.legacyfilmseries.com/filmcatalog.html Don’t miss the Annual Film Festival in San Francisco: Legacy Film Festival on Aging http://www.legacyfilmfestivalonaging.org/

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