Tag: Society

Dementia Friendly Communities – Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia Friendly Communities – Alzheimer’s Society

George: The Dementia Friendly Community is about everyone playing a part, a role, within their community. So for example individuals can sign up to be Dementia Friends, schools can get involved as well, each week we are seeing more and more schools wanting to play their part, but as well as that we are seeing

How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer) | Grace Kim

How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer) | Grace Kim

Loneliness. All of us in this room will experience loneliness at some point in our lives. Loneliness is not a function of being alone, but rather, a function of how socially connected you are to those around you. There could be somebody in this room right now surrounded by a thousand people experiencing loneliness. And

My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold

My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold

The last time I heard my son’s voice was when he walked out the front door on his way to school. He called out one word in the darkness: “Bye.” It was April 20, 1999. Later that morning, at Columbine High School, my son Dylan and his friend Eric killed 12 students and a teacher

My Two Mums (The Myths of Gay Adoption) | Lynne Elvins | TEDxBristol

My Two Mums (The Myths of Gay Adoption) | Lynne Elvins | TEDxBristol

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Mile Živković When people announce that they’re going to have children, the normal reaction that you get is, “Congratulations!” When you announce that you’re going to adopt, you can get a slightly different reaction. And when you’re a gay couple and announce that you’re going to adopt children, you can get

A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead

A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead

I have a two-year-old daughter named Naya who is under the mistaken impression that this conference is named in honor of her father. (Laughter) Who am I to contradict my baby girl? As many of you know, there’s something about becoming a parent that concentrates the mind on long-term problems like climate change. It was