I respect secrets. When my grandmother died at age 96 and a half, her final words were: “Erase my email.” Why? I don’t need to know. And she is not someone you want to cross (present tense — her spirit is still here with me, urging me to live a big life.) But I am […]
The Unmentionables panel at Health 2.0 addressed issues we don’t talk about in public but which deeply affect our health and well-being. I posted the first set of videos last week — here is the second batch. Michael Painter, of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, talked about his personal perspective on stress and building a culture […]
The first videos from the Unmentionables panel at Health 2.0 are up: http://www.viddler.com/v/f3f37d94 Note that this video contains both the opening and closing segments — tons of wonderful research and insight courtesy of Alexandra Drane. Look out for our two surprise guests who share some fascinating data and very quotable quotes: “In health care we […]
Five years ago, Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya bravely turned over their main stage to Alexandra Drane and a posse of thinkers, doers, and builders working on removing the real barriers to good health — all the stuff that nobody wants to talk about but which we know is at the center of people’s lives.
I plan to write more about my field trip to the future California, but for now here is the Storify I created about one incredible panel: Unmentionables 2013 at Health 2.0 Santa Clara. [&amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/SusannahFox/unmentionables-2013″ target=”_blank”&amp;amp;amp;gt;View the story “Unmentionables 2013” on Storify&amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;gt;]
The following articles stopped me in my tracks this week, not least because they relate to my last report, “Family Caregivers are Wired for Health.” Please share what you’re reading — or your thoughts about these articles — in the comments. 1. Dementiaville: How an experimental new town is taking the elderly back to their happier […]