Collaborative Aging is a modern perspective on aging. It is a mix of the best research about empowered and healthy aging (including wellness and prevention, healthcare innovation and technology, social connections, accessible housing and supportive services, and age-friendly communities, financial management) and combines it with:
- the idea of proactive planning, co-designing solutions, and reciprocity of relationships
- getting the best advice and results from experts in healthcare, finances, and housing to inform our plans
- considering use of intentional networks to create or provide needed resources – to either meet our needs, or offer needed help (e.g. as a volunteer or an informal caregiver).
Have a look at the Top 10 Benefits of a collaborative lens on aging. The possibilities are endless within a collaborative model of organizing in a more cost-effective way.