Dutch nursing home lets students live rent free – RN Drive – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The cost of aged care is rising, as are rents for student housing. Now a retirement home in the Netherlands has developed an ingenious share house solution to help both the young and the elderly, as RN Drive reports. When Jurriën Mentink was 19, he moved into a retirement home. His neighbour is 72 years

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Sydney businessman Mark Carnegie shares his vision for a ‘better society’ to kickstart debate – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Posted March 18, 2015 13:53:24 Photo: Venture capitalist and social warrior Mark Carnegie photographed in his office courtyard. (702 ABC Sydney: John Donegan) Map: Sydney 2000 via www.abc.net.au @MarkCarnegie comes out in favour of MeaningfulConversations.#change #conversation #society #commongood

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Reinventing Performance Management – HBR

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our objectives. In a public survey Deloitte conducted recently, more than half the

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Dear Life | Quarterly Essay

  Watch Karen Hitchcock discuss her Quarterly Essay, Dear Life: On caring for the elderly. In this moving and controversial Quarterly Essay, doctor and writer Karen Hitchcock investigates the treatment of the elderly and dying through some unforgettable cases. With honesty and deep experience, she looks at end-of-life decisions, frailty and dementia, over-treatment and escalating

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Dear Life | Quarterly Essay

  Watch Karen Hitchcock discuss her Quarterly Essay, Dear Life: On caring for the elderly. In this moving and controversial Quarterly Essay, doctor and writer Karen Hitchcock investigates the treatment of the elderly and dying through some unforgettable cases. With honesty and deep experience, she looks at end-of-life decisions, frailty and dementia, over-treatment and escalating

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100yo dancer Eileen Kramer choreographs and stars in new Independent Theatre production in Sydney – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Posted February 25, 2015 19:19:22 Photo: Eileen Kramer, 100, is about to star in her next dance production at Sydney's Independent Theatre. (ABC News) Map: Sydney 2000A 100-year-old dancer and choreographer who is about to star in her next production says a creative life is the key to longevity. I was lucky enough to see

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Yemeni child bride, 8, dies of internal injuries on first night of forced marriage to groom, 40 | Daily Mail Online

Yemeni child bride, eight, dies of internal injuries on first night of forced marriage to groom five times her age 'Rawan' died in the tribal area of Hardh, which borders Saudi ArabiaActivists have called for groom and family to be arrested over her deathOne activist: 'Groom is an animal who deserved to be punished severely'

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