From supporting family caregivers, to fighting ageism to elevating intersectional thinking, these stories reflect the critical topics in our field this year. This most-read list echoes of the findings from our State of the Longevity Market industry survey (which is available as a free download to full-access subscribers).
As we head into 2020, we’re taking a look at the stories that mattered most to our readers. Thank you to all of the longevity market professionals who have visited strianews.com this year. We’re grateful for your readership and your support!
Our most-read story of 2019 makes the case that family caregivers are the key driver in achieving person-centered care and reducing healthcare costs. The essay was contributed by Thomas P. Riley, President and CEO of Seniorlink. Why should our field invest more in family caregivers?
The trend is clear: older adults want to age in place. The Village Movement, a national network of nonprofit membership organizations, helps make that possible. Can Villages grow to play a significant role in aging-in place?
Trauma-informed care is a concept from psychiatry—with growing applications in health care more broadly. What role does past trauma plan in today’s healthy aging?
This story from 2018 is still a must-read on Stria. Companies outside the traditional field of aging are starting to recognize the value of gerontologists. Could your organization benefit from an aging expert?
This stories covers finding from a study of the “young old” that challenges some commonly held assumptions. What new learning emerged about their preferences for caregiving and aging-in-place?
GrandPad CEO Scott Lien looks at what we really know about older adults and their use of technology in this essay. What does new research say about the gap between what seniors say about tech use and actual use?
Thinking intersectionally can generate insights and models that help all of us live with dignity and power. Janet Kim of Caring Across Generations and Rachel McCullough of New York Caring Majority co-wrote this important essay. Why does intersectionality matter in today’s aging society?
Part of our special series on older women, this story busts myths about today’s 50+ women. How do the facts paint a different picture than our culture would have you believe?
This story features the 85+ Lifestyle Leaders, who help deepen our understanding of the longest living, little studied cohort. What key takeaways has MIT learned from these often-overlooked seniors?
One of our first stories of 2019 explains that anti-ageism efforts are gaining momentum. What can be done to sustain initiatives over time?