Tag Archive: ICAA

The Impact of Widowhood: Teresa Beshwate Featured in ICAA’s Journal on Active Aging

Social support is key to healing for widowed individuals. You can help by better understanding the potential impacts of losing a life partner and committing to strategies that support these men and women over the long term. Teresa Beshwate has a Masters in Public health and is a certified professional life coach and Masterpiece Living’s Director of Content and Program Development. […]

154 Thought Leaders Help Forge a Path Towards the “Next Normal” for Senior Living

Masterpiece Living’s Associate Managing Director of Operations, Amanda Baushke, joined thought leaders from around North America—providers of housing and services for older adults—to create strategies and tactics to help all segments of the senior living industry emerge from being locked down. “To emphasize the differences among the types of senior living options (for example, active adult, independent living, assisted living, […]

From Wellness to Transformation

“Before wellness models can truly make a difference, those who work with older adults need to embrace changes themselves,” says ICAA’s founder/CEO Colin Milner in the recent article by Marilynn Larkin, From Wellness to Transformation: Next Steps for Active-Aging Leaders. Milner also discusses how aging stereotypes and fear may hold people back from reaching their potential. Masterpiece Living President, Dr. Roger […]

Changing Lifestyle Behaviors

The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) recently published Changing Lifestyle Behaviors: three approaches that work. In this informative article, reporter Marilynn Larkin speaks with three experts in the field of aging, Dr. Michael Mantell, Dr. Carol Ewing Garber and Masterpiece Living President, Dr. Roger Landry. In it, they share evidence-based strategies to promote better health, well-being, and quality of life […]

Creating a Wellness Framework for the Aging Profession

The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) recently published the Career Paths for Wellness Professionals white paper as part of their continued effort to create a framework for wellness programs and career paths for those in the active aging industry. As the ICAA points out, unlike many other professions (e.g. law, engineering, etc.) there is a “lack of standardization in defining career titles, […]

The Pride and Passion of Aging

We`re not cheese. Or wine. As they age they just stay in one place and let time and bacteria do all the work. Maybe passively accepting decline or whatever else time brings was how our grandparents approached their aging, but we’ve learned too much about what it takes to age in a better way to be a bystander. I agree […]