SRV in the News – April 17th, 2012

Due to the fact that it has been some time since I posted my last entry, I will leave several links here for you to view with a brief elaboration of the SRV themes they touch on: The topic of elder abuse and exploitation is explored in this upcoming documentary. Previously I have posted about […]

Posted on April 17, 2012 at 8:45 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Senior’s Summer Camps

Last week, the media in Atlantic Canada was touting Senior’s Summer Camps as an innovative and entrepreneurial idea. According to the article, Halifax, Nova Scotia will be the sight of “The Heart and Soul Summer Arts Camp aimed at seniors experiencing physical, cognitive and financial challenges”. The camp will focus mostly on the arts along […]

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 4:57 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 10 Comments
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SRV in the News: The upside of delayed retirement

A recent article in Maclean’s spoke about the benefits of delaying retirement and staying longer in the workforce. Featured in the business section, the article speaks mainly about the financial reasons for working past the usual retirement age (65 in Canada). The article raises several important SRV issues however. Firstly, the inherent value of the […]

Posted on January 31, 2012 at 7:43 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 3 Comments
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SRV in the News: “Reading, Writing and Retirement”

Recently, an article in the Toronto daily, the Globe and Mail caught my attention. “Reading, writing and retirement” reports on a program in a nursing home in British Columbia where a Kindergarten class takes place twice a week in the common room. The article presents a glowing report of the program and claims that similar […]

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 7:52 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 2 Comments
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SRV in the News

This is the first of what I hope will be a regular column dedicated to “SRV in the News”. At SRV workshops we often give examples from the media; some of these are current, while others are taken from the news media of the past 20 years or so. As is pointed out in the […]

Posted on December 11, 2011 at 11:48 am by stevetiff · Permalink · One Comment
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