I use the term "inside-out" a lot. Maybe too much, but it goes back to my early parenting days when I'd tell my kids that beauty starts on the inside. Then it moved to creativity, integrity, happiness, and so on. I think they got the picture.
Topics: person-centered culture, AGE-u-cate Training Instiute, Mission, Vision, Values, Senior Care Leadership
I attended the most extraordinary virtual symposium with my AGE-u-cate colleague, Laura Ellen Christian. Hosted by Penny Cook and her team at The Pioneer Network, the day was entitled "Envisioning the Future: Finding Meaning & Purpose." Both of our heads were spinning all day as we furiously chatted via Teams our take-a-ways and ideas.
Topics: culture change, person-centered culture, person-centered thinking, peoplefirst, citizenship culture, back to basics
Many Aging Services leaders are working tirelessly to maintain and even rebuild a positive culture within their care communities. The question is whether this is possible to do during a lingering pandemic? A McKnight's Long-Term Care News article opined that it is possible, in spite of a pandemic.
Topics: leadership, Well-Being, elder care communities, Cultural Competency, person-centered culture, relationship
Comparing apples to oranges is a phrase to describe something which is both the same and different simultaneously depending on your point of view. When someone says "you're comparing apples to oranges" they're really saying "Why are you trying to compare those things? You can't compare apples to oranges, they're just not the same thing."
Topics: The Family Caregiver, Senior Care Professionals, eldercare, VA, skilled nursing, person-centered culture