Trends in Aging Care

Trends in Aging Care

By Jami Gibson Each day, more and more baby boomers age and retire. Many communities are focused on developing and recruiting the necessary workforce to replace these retirees, but what about attracting and retaining the retirees themselves? This is an entire sector...
Ride-Sharing Drivers as City Ambassadors

Ride-Sharing Drivers as City Ambassadors

By Jami Gibson I’ve done a bit of traveling over the past month, from the East Coast to the West Coast, the Gulf Coast and back to Michigan. During my time away, I exclusively used Uber to get where I needed to go in an inexpensive and timely manner – to and...
Impact of Communications Technology in Nepal

Impact of Communications Technology in Nepal

By Saurav Rajbhandari Technology has always been a driver of change. When the first televisions came to Nepal, people gathered round in groups to watch the daily news. Even before that, transistor radios existed. Then, too, people would gather around in groups to...
Becoming an Age-Friendly Community

Becoming an Age-Friendly Community

By Dean Whittaker In this article, I would like to share with you a few thoughts about the why, how, and what of becoming an age-friendly community. First, what does it mean to be age-friendly? Age-friendly means to be sensitive to the needs of people of all ages,...