Mastering the Art of Connection For Seniors

Is it really possible to provide a “program” that will build a foundation for belonging, connection and community for older adults? You bet it is! Join us in a day of personal and professional growth as you learn the CircleTalk Method. The CircleTalk Leader Course is on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Boulder Colorado. CircleTalk […]

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CircleTalk featured in ‘The Healthy Caregiver’ Blog

The Healthy Caregiver Blog is a an online resource dedicated to maintaining a healthy body and mind while acting as a caregiver. The blog is written by Barbra Cohn, the author of the book Calmer Waters: The Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s and Dementia. ‘The Healthy Caregiver’ recently recognized CircleTalk for the work we are doing to keep aging […]

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Listening: A Core Tenet of CircleTalk

I recently heard that one of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. And isn’t showing respect also showing esteem, appreciation and recognition? All of this comes through by simply showing that you are listening. And yet, good listening is one of the hardest things to do. […]

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Personal and Professional Development as a Retention Strategy in the Aging Space

Reflections on an article, “Supply Side Economics for Senior Living Operators” in McNight’s Professional Development Journal (April 2017). The Bureau of Labor Statistic reports that at least 2.5 million more workers will be needed by 2030 to provide care and services to the aging United States population. This is not surprising if you consider the […]

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Loneliness and Suffering: Stemming the Tide

Although I have been researching loneliness among older adults for some time now, the ubiquity of this issue still astonishes me. Lately, a study titled: “Loneliness Linked to Serious Health Problems and Death Among Elderly” got my attention. From the University of California at San Francisco, it made many familiar points; the astoundingly high rate […]

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Be an Agent for Social Engagement and Connection in Your Community

The CircleTalk Leader Certification Course is now enrolling! Do you believe that listening is the most important gift one human being can give to another? We do at CircleTalk . We are committed to creating an environment of: Belonging Giving and getting value through whole-hearted listening Structured, meaningful conversations and sharing personal stories and ideas […]

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