Six Lessons Learned From Being A Starbucks Barista

This article comes to us from Senior Housing Forum. My friend, Ali Shivji (who is interviewed in this article) passed this on to me. I first came in contact with Ali several months ago over our mutual work in long-term care. He told me about how he had secured a job at Starbucks in order to learn more about customer service and how their model could be applied to aged care. I don’t know of any other senior executives who would take the early morning shift for minimum wage in order to be better at their profession. Forward-thinking guy!

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Preventing cognitive decline in the younger generation

Millennials Have the Power To Prevent Their Own Cognitive Decline. Here’s How.

Millennials Have the Power To Prevent Their Own Cognitive Decline. Here's How.

The 18-to-34 set is the first generation to have information at their fingertips that can help prevent memory loss conditions, such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. It starts with your diet. (Photo: Getty Images) 

Alzheimer’s is not a disease that strikes suddenly. Research shows that like diabetes and heart disease, it is a slow decline toward a devastating end.

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