Building Bridges to Serve Our Seniors: A Multi-Disciplinary Conversation

Welcome to the Boomer Living Broadcast, where leaders from diverse fields come together to better serve the aging population. Our guests from law, architecture, gerontology, culinary, and age technology industries have a common goal of addressing the challenges and opportunities of the growing senior population. Get ready to be inspired and engaged as we explore how different industries can work together to serve our seniors better. Our industry leaders will share their insights and expertise with you, whether you are a seasoned professional or a newcomer. Bill Vicary, the founder of Vicary Management Group and Just Call Bill, will explore how educational programs can help seniors overcome technology challenges. He’ll share tips on creating engaging and accessible programs for seniors with varying technological skills and how families and caregivers can help seniors use technology safely. Marcy Einhorn, an elder law attorney, will discuss care planning, finances, and quality of life for aging parents or loved ones. She’ll share legal issues to consider such as trusts, estates, and Medicaid, and offer tips on how to balance everyone’s needs. Stephen Golant, a professor at the University of Florida, will explore common misconceptions and fears that older adults have about home-safety technology. He’ll also share strategies to help older adults feel more comfortable with technology without feeling like they’re losing privacy or control. Aaron D. Murphy, an architect, will talk about design features and modifications to make homes safer and more accessible for seniors who want to age in place. He’ll explore balancing practicality and aesthetics while also incorporating innovative technologies and building materials. Our culinary expert, Darin Leonardson, will discuss balancing taste and appearance with nutritional needs in senior living communities. He’ll also talk about planning nutritious meals for seniors with dietary restrictions. As we wrap up, let’s remember that collaboration and innovation are crucial to serving the needs of our aging population. By combining diverse fields and insights, we can create comprehensive and holistic solutions that make a real difference in seniors’ lives. Let’s approach the aging population not just as a challenge but as an opportunity to make a positive impact on the world. [00:00] Intro – Hanh Brown[01:26] Bill Vicary – Founder/President at Vicary Management Group (VMG) & Just Call Bill[10:09] Marcy E., JD – Conflict Resolution Services[20:22] Stephen Golant, Ph.D. – Professor, University of Florida. His research focuses on the housing, mobility, long-term care, and technology needs of older adults.[33:29] Aaron D. Murphy, Architect – Owner @ ADM Architecture, Commercial & Residential, “Accessible & Inclusive Design”, Aging-In-Place Consultant / Speaker / Author[42:06] Darin Leonardson – President and CEO, Transformed Culinary Solutions[52:08] Wrap-up 👉 See our Website:🎙 Boomer Living Podcast:👉 LinkedIn

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