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Elevate Eldercare

Jul 17, 2024

Tireless advocate Carrie Leljedal returns to the podcast to discuss her work to bridge the worlds of advocacy for elders and people living with disabilities, which began after her adult son experienced a prolonged lockdown away from family and friends during the pandemic. She turned her anger and frustration into a new...


Jul 10, 2024

Itll soon be that time again: Were gathering the Green House Project and Pioneer Network communities together at the Center for Innovation conference, coming to Grand Rapids, Mich. from November 11-13.

This week, join CFI team members Susan Ryan, Marla DeVries, and Stacey Bergmann for a preview of the conference,...


Jun 26, 2024

Across all industries, it can be difficult to separate promising, useful tech solutions from the hype — especially in senior living and eldercare, which have historically been slow to adopt even basic systems like electronic health records and high-speed wifi.

Parasol Alliance CEO Amber Bardon has spent nearly a...


Jun 19, 2024

While the Green House model is the most widely implemented small-home nursing care concept in the U.S., its not alone innovators around the world have developed person-directed, human-scale communities where elders of all abilities can thrive.

Belong, a non-profit provider organization, has brought its own...


Jun 12, 2024

With each year that passes, Pride celebrations become more and more mainstream but in our current political and social climate, LGBTQ+ people of all ages continue to face demonization and stigmatization, a reality that is sometimes magnified for elders.

Today in the United States, about half of older LGBTQ+ adults...