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Monthly Archive (Aging Today Online)

posted 05.08.2014
Every morning we look at ourselves in the mirror, and see the image we reflect to the world. Who is that person and how did that person come to be? Read More
posted 05.08.2014
Religiosity and spirituality, as they pertain to the process of aging, have both been the focus of many studies on the lives of mainstream non-minority older persons but few studies have looked at gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender/transsexual persons (LGBT) and their spiritual lives. This is... Read More
posted 05.08.2014
This is an effort to share an understanding of issues and challenges transgender elders may face. We hope that those who are successfully providing services for this population group will make more information available to those with whom they interact. This in turn should help us understand how to... Read More
posted 05.08.2014
Those who work in the aging services sector see the multiplicity of people’s lives and know it is unwise to think everyone is generally alike. This fallacy, however, pervades our social construction of sexuality and gender, and has been the dominant discourse for many years. Appreciating the... Read More
posted 05.08.2014
On March 11, 2014, Helen Bonser, founding parent of PFLAG Spokane and long-time supporter of transgender individuals, spoke with Michelle Burdick following a PFLAG meeting in Spokane, Wash. Burdick relates common issues in aging as a transgender individual: a lack of needed service... Read More
posted 05.08.2014
Rose shared these thoughts on April 18, 2014, in a two-hour interview. Then she highlighted what she felt were the most salient points in a written document submitted several days later. Read More
posted 04.15.2014
How do technology trends and predictions impact older technology users? Read More
posted 03.04.2014
Health matters. So does nutrition. What should a quality nutrition program offer? Good food? Good friends? Improvement in how you feel? Help in staying home?  Read More
posted 03.04.2014
On the Catawba Indian reservation, outside Rock Hill, SC, there’s a friendly competition brewing among the elders at the tribally owned senior center as to whose squash or peas are the best. But in the end, taste and size diminish in importance as the produce harvested from the custom-built... Read More
posted 03.04.2014
Dance the tango. Learn to speak Spanish. There is ample evidence that participating in physical and cognitive fitness activities can mean a fitter, healthier aging process. To age is to live. To live is to change. If we live long enough, we are likely to experience decline, disease and frailty, no... Read More

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Unlocking Doors across the Long-Term Services and Support Spectrum Event Details
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference Event Details
Working within Value-based Contracts to Support Community-Based Palliative Care: Challenges and Solutions in the Health System Environment Event Details