Changing the Norm – “A Social Revolution in Residential Care”

We have talked extensively in previous blogs about something that has become known as the ‘loneliness epidemic’. What is it? This refers to the alarmingly high rates of social isolation reported by seniors. Feelings of isolation can stem from loneliness, depression, or social anxiety, and are closely correlated with rapid mental and physical decline. Many […]

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A Successful and Inspiring Day of Training!

On Friday, November 11, the CircleTalk training team gathered with 26 trainees from around the country in the beautiful chapel room at The Academy Boulder. The day was a great success! Our group included participants from 16 to 82 years old! It was blessed to interact with our diverse and lively group, and together we […]

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Help CircleTalk Win a Philanthropy Award!

Dear Friends of CircleTalk, We have been selected as a finalist for Partners in Philanthropy, presented by BizWest and Premier Members Credit Union! CircleTalk is among several Boulder Area non-profits to receive this nomination in recognition of their mission and accomplishements. The winner will receive a free marketing campaign valued at $20,000. We are so […]

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Last Call to Join the Circle Talk Leader Training!

Registration for the CircleTalk Leader Course closes on Thursday at 5 PM. We have 4 spots left! Contact us if you are interested in enrolling in this interactive and dynamic one day training program. In her TedTalk “The Simple Cure For Loneliness”, Baya Voce states that “Loneliness is an emotional state that we have when […]

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Reaching Out and Coming Together

I recently read an article by Senior Planet entitled “Aging Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Lonely”. (Link Here). It brought up an important and often overlooked point: living alone does not necessarily mean one is lonely. According to a study from the University of California San Francisco, people aged 65 and under living alone are […]

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Taking the Lead, and Seeing the Light

As we prepare for our next CircleTalk Leader Certification Course on November 11th, I came across a wonderful piece of writing. It was written by Jack Williamson, a newly trained CircleTalk leader who was reflecting on his recent experience. Here’s what he had to say:   When lights come on… I am gratified when I […]

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