Writings

Writings

Health, Aging and Propaganda in the Helping Professions: by Susanne Stadler | January 13th, 2014 |

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10 points from Professor Eileen Gambrill’s talk and ensuing discussion at the recent AHWGO salon.

1. Decisions about our health are emotional decisions. Unless one is an expert in the field one does not know what information is missing and what questions to ask as health decisions are getting increasingly complex.

2. We want to be healthy, normal. What we consider healthy and normal changes over time. How we define what is healthy and normal determines how we get treated if we ‘deviate’. […read more]

Radical Design For Baby Boomers – Aging In Place (Writing): by Susanne Stadler | July 14th, 2013 |

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We baby boomers have undoubtedly a reputation for being radical and it is time to live up to it again. We are expected to figure it out ourselves – fast – how we will live this next stage in life. Radical solutions would respond to the core values of sustainable living; community, affordability, adaptability, age […read more] read more articles on Aging In Place.

Age-Friendly, Livable Communities and Life Long Communities (Writing) by Susanne Stadler | May 2nd, 2011 |

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The ASA (American Society on Aging) Conference in San Francisco has come to an end. Tessa Ten Tuscher (clinical psychology), Howard Lau (industrial engineering) and I (Susi Stadler – architecture) collaborated on a workshop. The topic was how we can implement a human centered design approach to the complex issues of aging by stepping outside [… read more] read more articles on Age-friendly Communities and Cities.

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