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Stanley A. Dashew: an active-aging innovator and inspiration-4476

Stanley A. Dashew: an active-aging innovator and inspiration

The remarkable life of Stanley Aaron Dashew came to a close on April 25, 2013, in the hills of Los Angeles, California. In September, on the eve of his 97th birthday, friends, family and associates celebrated his life and legacy, gathering in the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars at the University of California–Los Angeles. It was by any measure a life well lived.

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Building a wellness team: what skills to look for and how to promote engagement by Marilynn Larkin, MA-4344

Building a wellness team: what skills to look for and how to promote engagement by Marilynn Larkin, MA

“Engagement in life is emerging as a critical indicator of healthy aging,” according to the International Council on Active Aging’s Engagement Work Group. The group's vision—implementation of an “engagement approach” to doing business—was set forth in its 2011 opinion statement calling for a “paradigm shift” in the industry. Making the transition from activities to engagement generally requires a dedicated wellness team.

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NuStep steps up: an exercise equipment company chooses to make a difference-1523

NuStep steps up: an exercise equipment company chooses to make a difference

In today’s economy, we hear news about companies that are “up,” companies that are “down,” and companies that are “maintaining the status quo.” But the companies that inspire are the ones that are making a difference.

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Reinvigorating Detroit: a new collaboration aims to serve and preserve a community-1419

Reinvigorating Detroit: a new collaboration aims to serve and preserve a community

Once among the five largest cities in America, Detroit—the former center of the nation’s automotive industry—has dwindled in number since the Michigan city’s peak of 1.8 million in 1950.1,2 The 2010 United States Census puts the current population at just under 714,000, a 25% drop from the 950,000-plus counted in the year 2000.3 Mayor Dave Bing, who believes the 2010 census finding is inaccurate, says the City of Detroit will challenge that number, stressing its importance both to federal and state funding and to community services. “We are in a fiscal crisis,” Bing admits, “and we have to fight for every dollar.”2

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Preparing for the 'age wave': a new model builds capacity in San Francisco-1404

Preparing for the 'age wave': a new model builds capacity in San Francisco

As with any long-anticipated event, the “age wave”—that demographic phenomenon set to transform society—often seemed slightly unreal and distant over the years. Perhaps that accounts for the late, and in many cases inadequate, planning and preparation this slow-building seismic shift has engendered. But a new report1 from the Washington, DC-based Brookings Institution reinforces the gathering sense that the wave is, indeed, at the shore.

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BOOM: an unconventional community offers a bold vision for living in later life-1399

BOOM: an unconventional community offers a bold vision for living in later life

Palm Springs, located in California’s Coachella Valley, is a city known for its climate, its tolerance, and its architecture. BOOM, a new master-planned community for the Palm Springs area, will benefit from the first two and contribute to the third.

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