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1 The BIGGEST LOSER of old Ideas What is Weighing you Down? Jan Nelson, M. ED Courageous Aging

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3 What do they want to do?

4 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus I have learned that No Matter our AGE or APPEARANCE of ability when we do some that we LOVE it transforms us

5 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus IT TRANSFORMS US

6 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus This day will be one of possibilities, of what CAN be

7 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Be prepared to be challenged, be pushed and come away looking and feeling INCREDIBLE. I challenge you to DARE YOURSELF UNTIL YOU SCARE YOURSELF with the positive things you will accomplish.

8 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Committed to the 16 week Journey It is an honor to be selected it will be work to change, they don’t know HOW HARD They got into this state by the easy status quo. They don’t know HOW GREAT they will look and FEEL Identify what was weighing them down Accountability Affect others They couldn’t believe the life was they had once lived.

9 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus BE OPEN It only takes 10 seconds for a person to decide that a new idea won’t work or that they won’t like it. Be open to change in what you get to do. Openness gives room for growth and new opportunities.

10 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Courageous Aging Mission: –Believe in –Dream With –Discover the Potential In our Elders AND those who serve them

11 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Assessment –What really is weighing us down?

12 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Assessment –What really is weighing us down? Fear of facing the challenges Society has taught us Given in to I CAN’T, THEY CAN’T, WE CAN’T Time constraints Staffing and staff attitudes

13 Who Are They?

14 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus –Comfort- Moving out of comfort zone –There will be Opposition –Commitment –Understand They are better than they know –Rise to level of expectation –Fear of the unknown

15 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Question Why We Do Things the Way We Do Them It SEEMS Convenient Faster Easier Cheaper BUT

16 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus I WONDER: if it’s as good as it could be?

17 Who Are They?

18 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus I WONDER: What if we looked at aging and our elders from a different view

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20 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Helping Society Change it’s Perception of Aging. Get over the Stigma Ask: How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were!

21 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus I WONDER: To see them as PEOPLE with a story Through the eyes of a child Through the eyes of ourselves

22 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus They are OUR Future

23 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Training Caregivers and Giving them Resources

24 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus I Wonder How We can Make it Happen Things that Make you Smile What’s on YOUR Smile List What’s on THEIR Smile List –Attach it some where that everyone can see it

25 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Music Painting Touch SUNSHINE Real Life Aroma Known Interests Storytelling Pets Humor Spirituality Responsibility Environment REAL Exercise Choice What DO We DO? What We KNOW Works

26 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus Will it look like this? REALLY listening to our elders Asking how can we make this happen Keep Moving Forward DOING WHAT we know works Training staff and family caregiver Society not AFRAID of us or our Elders

27 The Biggest Loser Old Ideas Campus You will look back and say LOOK HOW FAR WE HAVE COME HOW DID WE EVEN ACCEPT LIFE AS IT WAS THEN! ALL BECAUSE WE BECAME THE BIGGEST LOSER OF THE STATUS QUO IDEAS.

28 Bibliography  The Virtual Dementia Tour:   www. Alzheimerweekly.com   Old Age in a New Age: Beth Baker  Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge; Mem Fox  Can’t Remember What I Forgot? :Sue Halpren  360 Degree Leadership: John Maxwell  When Words Have Lost Their Meaning: Alzheimer's Patients Communicate through Art : by Ruth Abraham When Words Have Lost Their Meaning: Alzheimer's Patients Communicate through Art :  14,000 Things to be Happy About; Barbara Ann Kipfer 


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