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January 2018

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posted 01.26.2018
Jessica Bruder, 39, an adjunct professor in the New York–based Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, set out to write a book about a 21st century labor issue, chronicling itinerant workers who toil for companies like Amazon and other seasonal employers. Read More
posted 01.24.2018
Policies that limit immigration could worsen existing shortages of direct care workers across long-term-care settings. Read More
posted 01.22.2018
“A grandmother told me that what tormented her wasn’t going back: what she dread­ed most was living apart from her loved ones." Read More
posted 01.19.2018
The In Focus Section of the January–February 2018 issue of Aging Today tackles the thorny and ever evolving issue of immigration, and its impact on citizens, documented and undocumented older adults, and elders cared for by immigrants. Read More
posted 01.19.2018
As many as one out of five Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries reportedly work in and-or are pursuing edu­cation in healthcare occupations such as home health aides and nursing assistants. Deportation fears can erode and threaten current and future... Read More
posted 01.16.2018
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener. Read More
posted 01.09.2018
The slow progression of vision loss means changes are incremental, only changing slightly, and leading to difficulty admitting to and asking for assistance. Many individuals try to pass, pretending to participate yet avoiding situations that would force them to admit their visual difficulty. Read More
posted 01.09.2018
Family caregivers are the backbone of services in this country. The nation relies on their contributions and we should identify ways to offer them support. Read More

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