To commemorate Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month, engAGED invited the Diverse Elders Coalition to write a blog entry highlighting practices organizations can adopt to help Latino and Hispanic older adults stay connected to the community.
Bridging entrepreneurialism and aging delivers limitless possibilities for new, innovative ways of supporting each other as we grow older. This Stria News highlights the bridging of these two seemingly distinct concepts.
To address social isolation among rural elders of Oregon face, warmline and hotlines have been created with the help of regional nonprofits and local county funds. Learn more about the statewide efforts in Oregon through this short read.
Inside, you’ll find lots of tips on how to get started. There’s also advice if you’re interested in setting up long-term learning for a group of older people. You don’t need to be a computer expert to be able to provide good help. If you feel confident using the internet by yourself, you know enough.
Older Americans Month—A Time to Celebrate Older Adults
Since Older Americans Month was launched in 1963, both the number and lifespans of older adults have increased dramatically. During this time, we've learned how important staying active and engaged in the community is to health and well-being. In this blog post, Sandy Markwood, CEO of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), outlines actions being taken by engAGED and its partners to support efforts for older adults to become socially engaged in the community.
To address loneliness in older adults, we need to understand how best to create meaningful social connections by understanding the degrees, the different types and the root cause of loneliness. Through this Kaiser Health News article take a in-depth look at how the solution for this is not a one size fits all.