Thank You, Dear Caregiver

November is National Caregiver Month. It also happens to be the month where we all give thanks. So, for this Thanksgiving, we want to say:┬áThank you, dear Caregiver! We know there are an estimated 43.5 million of you providing care for your loved one(s) in the U.S. (1). Nearly 14% of you are caring for … Continue reading Thank You, Dear Caregiver

The social isolation crisis and three promising ways to combat it

Social isolation was identified as a hidden policy crisis in the United States during the┬áNational Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) annual conference held earlier this month. Several of the 2018 Innovation & Achievement Awards were tied to aspects of reducing social isolation for older adults and sponsors highlighted ways that their products could … Continue reading The social isolation crisis and three promising ways to combat it

Did You Know About These Everyday Life Hacks from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

Today marks the twenty-eighth anniversary of the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law. I have had the privilege to walk at the side of individuals who advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities, to serve on councils and committees promoting independence, and to offer my personal and professional support those pursuing … Continue reading Did You Know About These Everyday Life Hacks from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?