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Posted by Positive Aging Community on 05/25/2023

Building Community! Learn about an innovative Belgian initiative

Learn about an innovative Belgian initiative that was started from a social vision and conviction. Striving to shift the focus from the individual to the local community. Using the power of the collective to anticipate the societal challenges of tomorrow such as aging, neighborhood care, inclusion and citizen participation. The overall goal of evolve towards more caring and sustainable society. 

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12:11:44     From  Pat Brinkman   to   Hosts and panelists : Will you be giving a demo?

12:12:44     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : https://www.hoplr.com/

12:22:47     From  sharon egitton   to   Hosts and panelists : Is there a platform within Hoplr that serves visitors to an area for information they might find useful to improve their stay in the community?

12:26:42     From  Elva Roy : Are the neighbor helpers paid or volunteers?

12:29:08     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : What!is!Asset!Based

Community!Development!(ABCD) https://resources.depaul.edu/abcd-institute/resources/Documents/WhatisAssetBasedCommunityDevelopment.pdf

12:31:04     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : " A Neighbor or Friend nearby is better than a brother, or sister or family member who is far far away..." Your Holiday Reminds me of this wonderful Bible Scripture Verse, Great, Day of the Neighbors, May 26, 2023. Thank you so much for sharing.

12:31:04     From  Puru Sharma   to   Hosts and panelists : There are generations and geographical limitations. How open hoplr is available to offer services in US and rest of the world in Asia with regional vernaculars? How the community moderators of N.hood program are getting benefited and cost of  implementation/ integration hoplr locall? Two questions. In the meantime wishing Jennick [hoplr] all the best in the mission to be the change agent for seniors. Welcome to #Proaging community. Thank you Steve with so many diverse aspects of Paging and Veterans community programs and concerns.

12:33:26     From  sharon egitton   to   Hosts and panelists : Thanks!!

12:36:15     From  Elva Roy : The people who say they're available for babysitting, picking up medications, etc....are those people advertising a service which they expect to be paid for, or are they volunteers?

12:43:51     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Neighbourhood of the Future https://services.hoplr.com/neighbourhood-of-the-future

12:46:24     From  Deborah Bratcher : This seems so excellent and would help neighbors really become a community. Dare I hope ppl might not move around as often as they do these days? I'd be more interested in meeting my neighbors if they were going to continue to BE neighbors....

12:48:19     From  Alice FISHER   to   Hosts and panelists : Hopir may be more like the village movement which is geographically based

12:50:09     From  Deborah Bratcher : NextDoor seems/feels more hostile and gossipy than Community Building... although it does some.

12:56:58     From  Deborah Bratcher : I think Hoplr having the GOAL of building real Community makes the difference. :)

12:58:04     From  Deborah Bratcher : :)

12:58:56     From  Deborah Bratcher : This has been GREAT!


13:06:22     From  Pat Brinkman : Thank you sooooo much!  This was inspiring.

13:07:03     From  Elizabeth Nolte : Thank you.  This is a great concept

13:07:07     From  Rafi Levin : Thanks as always for another great one !

13:07:28     From  Deborah Bratcher : Thank you Jennick!

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