Category: Intergenerational Housing

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Jun 29, 2018
St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care

by Joe Gallagher Last month, I had the opportunity to take a tour of St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care’s Stein Campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  I’ve heard a lot about the center’s programs and how seniors and children interact there every day. As soon as I set foot within the Center’s main lobby, the excitement […]

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Jun 26, 2018
2018 Aging Empowerment Conference Recap

by Joe Gallagher On June 14th & 15th, I immersed myself in a conference unlike any I have ever attended.. InControl Wisconsin hosted the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Madison, Wis. There were over 115 professionals, caregivers and citizen advocates in attendance.  The aim of the conference was to discuss the […]

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May 21, 2018
Aging Empowerment 2018 Conference

|  By Joe Gallagher  |  On June 14th, I will be presenting at the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference in Madison hosted by InControl Wisconsin.  The two-day event (June 14–15) is open to the public to participate and discuss the notion that older individuals should be empowered to live the life that THEY see fit.  This […]

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Apr 19, 2018
Attracting (and maintaining) a Senior Care Workforce

by Joe Gallagher Recently, I’ve noticed a few articles popping up across various outlets discussing the senior care workforce crisis the nation is facing. The articles also touch on the lack of affordable options for seniors themselves to entertain the idea of moving into a senior community. All of them bring up very valid points […]

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2018 WALA WORKFORCE SURVEY INFOGRAPHIC
Mar 28, 2018
WALA Conference Follow-Up

by Joe Gallagher I had the opportunity to speak at the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association’s (WALA) annual Spring conference in the Wisconsin Dells on Friday, March 16. As I discussed in my previous blogs (LINKS), the presentation was on Intergenerational Housing and how it could be an answer to alleviating the senior care workforce crisis […]

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Mar 28, 2018
H.O.M.E Chicago: An Example of Intergenerational Housing

by Joe Gallagher, Architectural Associate Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to sit down with a few of the staff members of Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) located in Chicago. H.O.M.E. is a non-profit organization with the goal of helping seniors remain independent while keeping them encompassed in their local communities, by offering intergenerational […]

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JOE GALLAGHER, FEATURED SPEAKER AT WALA
Jan 23, 2018
Intergenerational Housing

A brief discussion with JLA Architects’ Joe Gallagher on addressing the shortage of skilled-care workers   This coming spring, Joe will be a featured speaker at the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association’s (WALA) Spring Conference (March 14–16, 2018). We sat down with him to discuss his topic of Intergenerational Housing.   JLA: First off, can you […]

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