Education Spotlights

Education Spotlights

Topic-based electronic publications designed to give LeadingAge members access to content, resources and educational opportunities for a specific topic or timely issue in aging services today.

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Education Spotlights provide LeadingAge members with information and resources on various topics.

  1. The Power of Language to Change How We View Our Aging Selves

    By Geralyn Magan The flight attendant on a commercial airliner made her way down the aisle during a recent trip from Baltimore to Atlanta. At each row, she paused and addressed the same question to every passenger. “Something to drink?”  “Something to drink?”  “Something ...

  2. Raising Awareness About Age and Ageism

    This short SlideShare presentation highlights examples of how ageism manifests itself in our daily lives and impacts older adults and those who work in aging services—and ways LeadingAge members can change the ...

  3. Creating a Positive Understanding of Old Age: Start the Conversation

    This brief community dialogue guide outlines suggestions to help aging services providers plan, structure and facilitate a variety of conversations with staff, residents, board members as well ...

  4. Get Involved!

    Sign the Pledge Join us—do your part to change the conversation and help realize our vision for an America freed from ageism. 

  5. Wellness and Creativity Resources

    The Penelope Project View a clip from Penelope, a documentary film telling the story of the creation of the play "Finding Penelope," staged in a nursing home that included residents and professional actors.