Mapping Ourselves in Michigan for the Youth Advisory Committee
Read about the first of a series of Mapping Ourselves Workshops for youth in Michigan, part of the We All Care Initiative
Welcoming Claire Slattery, Director of Learning
Claire Slattery, our new Director of Learning, uses improv as an empathy machine, where joyful playing and failing together leads to trust and connection.
Supporting Women, at home and at work
How Data Visualization and Peer to Peer learning can strengthen communities of women.
Santa Barbara Continues to Innovate to Leverage Atlas CareMaps
Key Takeaways Can the impact of in-person Atlas CareMap Workshops be replicated through online media, making them more widely available? Can successful adoption of Atlas CareMaps be accelerated through cross-organizational sharing of experiences? How are social services and systems impacted when the Atlas CareMap is incorporated into existing processes that touch family caregivers? This is…
A Grassroots Group Finds Its Voice
Key Takeaways Someone in the community needs to lead. The enthusiasm and personal outreach of two of the promotoras, Josefa Rios and Maribel Landeros, was critical at the start to get a large group of other promotoras to devote several hours of precious time to attend an esoteric-sounding workshop. The Atlas CareMap appears to have…
Uncovering Community Wisdom Amongst Santa Barbara Family Caregivers
Key Takeaways Atlas CareMaps serve as a catalyst to spark social, peer-to-peer conversations about family caregiving, resulting in uncovering community wisdom and strengthening community bonds. Once people begin to map their care relationships, they start to see them everywhere. The response to the experimental methods explored in Mapping Yourself shows that there is the potential…
Sharing Knowledge & Building Collaborations: Dementia in the Alps
Fifty extraordinary and passionate people from around the world met for five days in Salzburg, Austria to discuss “Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities”. The event was organized by the Salzburg Global Seminar, and held at the fabulous Schloss Leopoldskron. I was delighted to be invited to join a group of world…