IOA’s Dr. Patrick Arbore Honored with the 2016 Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award

How do attitudes change? How are social norms altered and made better? How do we create true progress? It’s not from telling people that they have to change. People are stubborn, and societies even more so. No, real change comes from creating new structures, envisioning something different, and putting it into practice. In the civil […]

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Encouraging Tech Savvy Older Adults to Practice Mindfulness—and Prevent Injuries—Using Simple Desk Exercises

There’s no doubt that increasingly tech savvy older adults are spending more time in front of their computers. And this has its fair share of benefits: it allows your loved one greater access to information, online socialization, and medical resources. Yet sitting at the computer for too long can also cause unwanted health problems if […]

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3 Ways to Encourage and Inspire Your Loved One’s Caregiver

Welcoming a caregiver into your loved one’s life shouldn’t stop after day one: offering ongoing support allows deeper bonds to form and a stronger relationship between families and caregivers. But, creating that connection takes conscious effort and intention. With a little thoughtfulness, your aging loved one’s caregiver will soon become an integral part of your […]

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