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The Journal on Active Aging brings articles of value to professionals dedicated to older-adult quality of life. Content sweeps across the active-aging landscape to focus on education and practice. Find articles of interest by searching the article archives in three ways: Enter a keyword in the articles search bar; click on search by topic; or type a keyword or phrase in the general search bar at the top of the page.

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Share your adventure: Ensure your Active Aging Week events get the attention they deserve by Jeff Bell-5501

Share your adventure: Ensure your Active Aging Week events get the attention they deserve by Jeff Bell

In the world of business, deadlines are a part of life. We create and meet deadlines every week and, chances are, you’ve been working with your share of deadlines as Active Aging Week approaches. The act of organizing the upcoming week can be stressful, but organization isn’t necessarily where it stops. An event this significant and unique deserves promotion. It deserves news coverage. And yet, there’s that deadline creeping ever closer. What do you do?

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How Landis Communities fosters a consumer-centric culture-4991

How Landis Communities fosters a consumer-centric culture

"Consumer-friendly" is a critical differentiator with older adults as they look at organizations and the products and services they provide. So, how do you foster a consumer-centric culture that delivers customer-friendly service and information that stand out from the crowd? According to Landis Communities' Larry Guengerich, director of communications and church relations, it’s done carefully, with thoughtfulness and intention.

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Alexis Abramson takes aim at marketing to age 50+ consumers by Colin Milner-4982

Alexis Abramson takes aim at marketing to age 50+ consumers by Colin Milner

Boomers have joined with today's longer-living older generations to create a demographic representing a wealth of business opportunities for all kinds of companies. Gerontologist and industry expert Dr. Alexis Abramson shares information and advice for marketers (and businesses) setting out to target the older-adult market or improve the success of their efforts.

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Creating ads with impact by Colin Milner-4960

Creating ads with impact by Colin Milner

When was the last time an advertisement so compelled you that you read or watched it to the very end, then picked up your phone or went online to learn more? If you remember such a moment, the marketers did their job well. Ads that leave a lasting impression build brands and "buzz." So why is it that most marketers fail to achieve these results with the older consumer?

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Changing the way we communicate by G. Richard Ambrosius, MA-4624

Changing the way we communicate by G. Richard Ambrosius, MA

In 2013, the ICAA Rebranding Aging Awards showcased best applications of ageless marketing and advertising principles in four categories: brochures, advertising, direct mail and website design. The annual competition identifies--and celebrates--those that have learned the benefits of communicating values-based messages.

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Launching a Facebook contest by Amy Schuster, BA, and Cara Slider, MS-3650

Launching a Facebook contest by Amy Schuster, BA, and Cara Slider, MS

Social media has grown as a useful tool to engage customers and develop relationships in the senior living industry. For organizations with multiple locations, however, most marketing and public relations efforts focus on individual communities and cluster markets. Managing a Facebook page for each community could require a full-time marketing team to make updates and gather information, potentially disrupting daily community operations. Atria Senior Living, a national provider of independent and assisted living communities in the United States, opted to create a corporate Facebook presence in 2010 as a way to connect with a diverse audience, including families and employees. To increase engagement and brand awareness on this page, the Louisville, Kentucky-based organization held its first social media contest in 2012.

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