Creating your blueprint for a wellness-based community
The following recommendations are intended to provide a general guide to help organizations create the tailored blueprints they'll need to move themselves-and the industry-forward as the wellness-based model becomes increasingly important to our businesses and society as a whole.
ICAA Issue Brief: ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine: Bridging healthcare and physical activity for older adults
Edited by Dr. Mary E. Sanders, FACSM, ICAA advisor and managing editor of the Journal on Active Aging, and Robyn A. Stuhr, ACSM's vice president for Exercise is Medicine, the issue brief features experts from the initiative's Older Adult Committee. Topics range from creating activity-friendly communities and cities, to creating function focused care for frail older adults. ICAA thanks everyone involved in the collaboration for their efforts to bring this project to fruition.
The modern elder: Re-thinking roles and preparing for action.
The ICAA Fall Forum 2018 provided participants the opportunity to understand the challenges of midlife and retirement and to develop relevant, actionable ideas to meet the challenges facing families and aging adults. Chip Conley shared his insight into the development of a "Modern Elder" and the creation of the Modern Elder Academy. Dr. Ken Dychtwald energized participants to brainstorm together and develop new ideas and solutions to some of the most critical issues facing the aging industry.
Transforming the way we fund, staff and operate programs to meet Boomers' expectations
This report covers three major concepts: funding, staffing, and operating senior living communities,rehabilitation services and corporate wellness programs to best meet the challenges and opportunities presented by the large and unique Baby Boomer generation.
Strategies for utilizing the talent of 50+ workers
Reduce labor shortages, reject stereotypes and rethink policies to take advantage of the work ethic, experience and abundance of abilities among people 50 years and older. Policies that recruit and retain experienced workers appeal to staff of all ages. More than 10 strategies support the shift to a multigenerational workforce that can provide critical skills for the business.