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A New Perspective: Design Thinking for the Elderly

This post is the first in a series of articles focused on design thinking and aging. In future posts, we will explore the use of personas in designing solutions for seniors. 789 more words

Elderly Care


Once a month I write an article for a songwriting website in Canada.  Some feel too specific to songwriting to share in public, there’s a little voice in the back of my head saying ‘Let folks decide for themselves!’, so there is a reluctance to publish them indiscriminately but I thought I’d test the water with this one. 814 more words

Self Development

Wednesday Morning Music: 01 April, 2015

While digging around for additions to Campfire Songs my mind cast back to an earlier time and conjured up an image of yours truly as a young boy, somewhere in the vicinity of the mid 60s, very late at night, wrapped up in blankets with an ageing transistor radio nestled against his ear.   482 more words

Self Development

European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (2012): European Implementation Assessment

Written by Jan Tymowski

Executive summary

Viewing an ageing European society as both a challenge and an opportunity, the European Union declared 2012 as the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. 592 more words


Wednesday Morning Music: 25 March, 2015

U S Blues

Music by Jerry Garcia
Words by Robert Hunter

It’s the Saturday morning after the Friday evening of celebrating the end of the week.   492 more words

Self Development

Taking a Cue from Lee Kuan Yew on Aging Well

Lee Kuan Yew, the founding prime minister of Singapore, passed away on Monday morning. As the first prime minister, Mr. Lee helped shape many policies in the formative years of independence. 337 more words

People & Organizations

Technology and Aging: Read the Interview and Learn what the Elderly Want!

ACCESS Health studies good examples of elder care in Sweden. In a series of group interviews, the Swedish team of ACCESS Health meets with a group of senior citizens to understand their needs. 1,601 more words