Personal Aspects of Aging in Community

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Older Workers, America’s Most Undervalued Asset

Older Workers, America’s Most Undervalued Asset

discussion has occurred here on TriplePundit, as our writers and guest commentators have been reminding readers about how this generation of workers generally seeks work-life balance, a job with purpose and a working environment in which they are assured their employers are giving back.


Comment by Lee Anne McClymont, Fellow, Southeast, USA at Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship & Leader of the Fearrington Elder Innovators pictured in slide #3 on the top of our homepage: “Elder Innovators are advancing the “design with, not for,” movement in the Triangle region of North Carolina. At the same time, we see where our elders are learning ways to onboard the start-up’s spaces in our region. Universities matter to us, too! NC State University School of Design, ID Program is keeping us on our feet as agile and adaptive learners and contributors. We are coalescing around design, but building a community of contributors and learners, unlike anything I have seen before, anywhere. Stay tuned.”

Older Workers, America’s Most Undervalued Asset 2019-03-08T00:23:48-04:00

A Service Provided FREE by Fearrington Cares Volunteers Along a Great Deal More!

Retirees are making friends – and money – with this new handyman service created by millennials

Last year, Gerstenzang co-founded Umbrella, a service that helps older adults stay in their homes by connecting them to a vetted group of mostly retired handy-people who help them with chores that can become more difficult with age. Umbrella’s part-time workforce ranges from age 25 to 72, while customers range from age 65 to 98.

A Service Provided FREE by Fearrington Cares Volunteers Along a Great Deal More! 2018-12-06T22:12:29-04:00

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture

‘Experience fuels innovation:’ Elder Innovators aims to boost Triangle entrepreneurship | WRAL TechWire

DURHAM – In a popular post on Medium, Ryan Holmes, the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, raised a question about whether the entrepreneurial economy may inadvertently be ageist. A new group known as Elder Innovators is tackling that issue in the Triangle.

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture 2018-10-04T10:00:51-04:00

Chatham County Family Caregiver Program August 20, 2018

Chatham County News | Chatham County, NC

The Chatham County Council on Aging joins with the Family Caregiver Program in offering a special workshop, A Positive Approach to Care (Hand Under Hand TM), which provides help for those caring for people with dementia and other challenging issues. The workshop is slated for Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6 PM a t the Eastern Senior Center in Pittsboro.

Chatham County Family Caregiver Program August 20, 2018 2018-08-04T22:49:09-04:00

PBS Special on WUNC-TV: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years”

Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years | Preview | PBS Presents

Join Meredith Vieira to explore the latest research on aging and how to master our lives.


Description: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years” hosted by Meredith Vieira, sheds light on the complex and sometimes confusing information about healthy aging. Based on the latest scientific research, this documentary program carves a path toward understanding what it means as we age and how the latest information can help you master your life as you age
Broadcast Schedule:
Saturday, June 2, 05:00 pm on UNC-TV
Wednesday, June 13, 02:00 am on UNC-TV
Duration: 1:27:36

PBS Special on WUNC-TV: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years” 2018-07-12T12:05:05-04:00
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