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Regeneration, Not Retirement

By Joanne Richard. Aging isn’t optional, but growing is, says Chip Conley, mega hospitality entrepreneur and best-selling author, who’s inspiring a new kind of midlife learning and living, and bringing attention to the benefits of rewiring, not retiring. Conley, 60, is shifting negative mindsets on aging through his midlife wisdom school, building regenerative communities, and…
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Rethink Aging With Colin Milner

By Joanne Richard. “Live longer better” is Colin Milner’s motto but to do that we need a seismic shift in how we view the aging population and cater to their needs. “The 50+ market now accounts for 70% of disposable income, a number that has grown from 50% twenty years ago” There’s immense untapped potential…
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Companion Robots For Older People

By Joanne Richard. Social isolation is worsening and detrimental to seniors’ health. Dr. Nancy Jecker embraces robot companions as an answer for the aging and loneliness in the age of AI. “Companion robots can help the elderly age in place better and longer” Companion robots can help the elderly age in place better and longer,…
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How To Prepare An Aging Brain To Re-enter The Workforce

By Joanne Richard. Canadians of all ages are feeling the impacts of the pandemic outbreak but older workers have been particularly hit hard in the accompanying economic downturn. “Older workers are likely to be more experienced, more costly, and therefore at greater risk…” According to AARP research, since the onset of COVID-19, workers 55 and…
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5 Ways Seniors Can Cope With Uncertainty During COVID-19

By Joanne Richard. Spring is here and what’s certain is that warm weather and sunshine will replace the dark days of winter. “Your brain wants to know what’s around the next corner so it can keep you out of harm’s way.” While sunnier days beckon, uncertainty lingers as the pandemic and intermittent lockdowns continue to…
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