Panel of Professionals in the Field of Aging On March 16, 2011 the Chicago Bridge held had a wonderful panel of professionals in the field of aging share their advice and tips on getting started in the field of aging. This event was hosted by the Methodist Home. Claudia Cook from LivHOme, Robert Mapes from […]
Careers in Aging Week is upon us (April 10-16)! That means we can toast with our colleagues our dedication to the field of aging. But as I wish you a happy Careers in Aging Week, I also wish I didn’t have to.
Self Care is not Self Indulgence. Learning these skills and being aware of our own vulnerabilities early on can make us resilient and protect us throughout our careers. Gentry’s techniques offer simple and practical ways to incorporate healthy behaviors into our everyday routines.
“It’s all about who you know” Networking with others in the field is a great way to find your way among seasoned professionals. I’m sure you have heard the saying, “It’s all about who you know”. I wrote about this in an earlier Chicago Bridge blog post, From Student to Professional a Reflection by a […]
As a new professional in the field, it can be a challenge to think of yourself as one of the gang. For so long I have been the observer, the student and the learner. Now I see myself “emerging” as an expert, as someone to know…once a lowly student, now a professional still willing to learn and grow, but also ready to serve and teach.