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I love Japan

– Posted in: Community Learning

Moira Allan shares her meeting of a country and of ACAP – the Active Aging Consortium of Asia Pacific I’ve just returned from Japan. What an experience. What a discovery. I loved the country, the cleanliness, the organization and the thought that goes into everything – take a train and you’ll find platform level access,

Age Friendly Work in China

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Pass It On’s co-founder, Jan Hively, spoke about the topic “Advocacy Leadership for Active, Positive Aging” at two December workshops about “Age-Friendly Work” that were convened by academic leaders in Shanghai and Hangzhou, China, sponsored by Ford Foundation China. Jan wrote from China: “In this rapidly aging world, all of us around the globe share

Grandparents Climate Action Day

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Throughout human history, elders have been leaders in focusing attention on the needs of future generations. Today, around the globe, shortsighted policies have resulted in climate change that is threatening the future of our livable planet. It’s time for elders around the world to call for new energy policies that will slash greenhouse gas emissions

Who me, ageist?

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I’m an activist working to end ageism: discrimination and stereotyping on the basis of age. I’ve been blogging about it since 2007 at This Chair Rocks, where you can find my bio and my research; I give talks; and I’m the voice of YoIsThisAgeist?, a Q&A blog. (Go ahead, ask me.) I want to see

How Shareable Amplifies the Global Sharing Movement

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The Pass It On Network invited Cat Johnson from Shareable, an award-winning nonprofit news, action and connection hub for the emerging sharing transformation, to tell us about this global movement that is impacting ever part of society. She gives us 10 simple, practical examples of how anyone can join in and start making a difference today.

A Story about how this Network works

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Who’s who: The author is Julie, freshly retired as a Higher Ed Administrator from the U.S.A. Moira is the Pass It On (PIO) Network International Coordinator from France, and Hans is the PIO Liaison for Iceland. (Hans has a U3A title I think?) July 29: Learning that I was flying Icelandair to Europe, Moira tells

Passion – Paycheck – Purpose

– Posted in: Articles Learning

About a senior gap year and the longevity paradox. I would love to take a senior gap year, right now, as I move from full employment to the next stage of my life that could well be 20 to 30 years. I would love the opportunity to explore new avenues, try new things and experiment

Madiba – Nelson Mandela

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It was past 23h on December 5, 2013. I was up creating a collage of the Pass It On Network launch with Jan Hively in Paris in November, vaguely watching late night news on Aljazeera when the flow was interrupted. President Jacob ZUMA was about to address the people of South Africa. Madiba, the father