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Elevate Eldercare

Aug 28, 2020

From the words of Mary & Marla, hosts of the Friday Recap of this podcast:

There was so much to learn and such rich complex issues to unpack in this episode that we took 18 minutes to do it. But we think it will all be worth it to you as we explore the history and origin of the National Caucus and Center on Black...

Aug 26, 2020

Susan Ryan sits down with Karyne Jones, president and
CEO of the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging
and NCBA Housing Management and Development
Corporation. Together they unpack the many issues
surrounding COVID-19 and the health disparities that exist
among people of color.

You will hear Karyne describe how her...

Aug 21, 2020

In this recap, Marla and Mary examine three components of the episode: the origin story of the Green House model, where The Green House Project is now, and what the future of eldercare might look like.

From the first home built by Steve McAlilly’s organization, Methodist Senior Services, in 2003, to today, Marla and...

Aug 19, 2020

Susan Ryan sits down with Dr. Bill Thomas, creator of the Green House model of nursing home care, and Steve McAlilly, president and CEO of Methodist Senior Services in Tupelo, Miss., the first organization to build a Green House home.

You will hear Bill and Steve describe how Green House came to be, what precipitated...

Aug 14, 2020

Marla and Mary examine Tammy Marshall’s unique look at impact of coronavirus pandemic on older adults and on the communities that her company, Thrive Senior Living, owns and operate. In the process, they explore salutogenic versus pathogenic approaches to care, wellbeing, and Atul Guwande’s contribution...