Here is the roundup of the most engaging posts from the previous week.
MOST CLICKED: Demographic Projections and the Implications that Affects our Economy
Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP, wrote an thoughtful article on our extended lifespans and the implications our longevity will have on our economic and social structure.
Ms. Jenkins, in a post published on LinkedIn, notes that since longer lives create multiple questions, like paying for pensions and medical care, a change in our views on aging is needed. As a society, Jenkins feels we need to focus on the benefits of an extended life starting now.
Here are a few more intriguing facts from the article to ponder:
I often think of Johnny Carson's old Carnac sketch whenever experts line up and make their predictions for the coming year -- whether they be experts in marketing, policy, health, business ...
Like my New Year's resolutions, the predictions are often founded on hopes and dreams and we can watch the year zing by without seeing the change realized.
I commend OurParents writer Robyn Tellefsen for trying to predict what would come next in the topsy turvy world of senior living. She reached out to a wide variety of people who work within the industry for an article published February 6, 2017, "What's Ahead for Senior Care."
Among those tapped for their insight was Creating Results' own Kimberly Hulett, who said ...
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It's that time again! Every Monday we recap the most engaging information from the previous week.
First up, this week's most shared content item is about senior trends in 2017 as told by industry experts. In an article on OurParents.com, industry experts predicted that Boomers will be moving to senior communities more quickly, have more care options and will see changes in retirement living costs.
Next, this week's most clicked content was an article about Kindred Healthcare. Kindred is selling its 91 skilled-nursing homes and moving towards a virtual portfolio (including preferred partnerships with other nursing home operators). The first partner announced was ...
Mondays are the days that we round-up the top 50+ marketing tweets/posts/links of the previous week.
It's fun trying to connect the dots between engaging content and action items our readers could take! Or, at the very least, it makes Mondays a little more bearable.
MOST CLICKED (and a must-read): Leaders in Aging Send a Message to the President
The winter edition of Generations, the Journal of the American Society on Aging, features the public policy recommendations of more than 20 leaders of organizations dedicated to advancing and protecting America's older adults. In it you'll find sections penned by representatives of the Bipartisan Policy Center, AARP, LeadingAge, Encore, Long Term Care Partners and the National Center on Elder Abuse, among others.
Together, these articles put forth a positive vision for aging in America -- if the new administration takes an active, proactive role.
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