This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Susan Bosak takes a look at the big picture of how communities thrive. She will inspire you to think about how you interact with your family, your neighbours, and your environment and how to leave a legacy for generations to… Continue reading How to leave a legacy for generations to come
“Connections between generations are essential for the mental health and stability of a nation.” Margaret Mead
…or at least, this is what scientists say Although older people’s brains slow down, experience and knowledge more than make up for it – helping them make better financial decisions, a study shows. It is the first time two types of intelligence – fluid and crystallised – have been tested among different age groups. Fluid intelligence is… Continue reading Wisdom does come with age
Interesante vídeo sobre intergeneracionalidad por el sociólogo Mariano Sánchez.
If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, then you know how difficult it can be to communicate with him or her. Maybe there are good or bad days. Maybe there are certain times of the day that are better or worse. The following are techniques that can be used improve communication with… Continue reading Put Yourself in Their Shoes: validation
Originally posted on The Upside to Aging:
Leading experts in the field – AARP, the CDC, and the National Institute on Aging – have all told us that 90% of people have expressed the desire to age in place. This high percentage may not be a total surprise. As discussed in a previous post, the comforts of…
Entender el proceso de envejecimiento es básico para Aceptarlo. De ahi la necesidad de conocerlo, hablarlo, escucharlo, leerlo… De igual modo que para montar un mueble de Ikea, hay que seguir las instrucciones, por intuitivo que parezca. Conocer los cambios, es conocer como gestionarlos, como aceptarlos…y entonces se consigue dejar de luchar contra algo que… Continue reading Just let it rain…just let yourself be