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Monthly Archive (Generations)

posted 03.01.2018
A first-generation Asian American employs a duo of paradigms to reflect on aging, identity, and culture. Read More
posted 02.28.2018
A major late-life change returns an entrepreneur to her social activism roots. Read More
posted 02.28.2018
How one gerontologist’s way of thinking shifted parallel to changes in feminist philosophy and its embrace of intersectionality. Read More
posted 02.28.2018
How and why four feminists came together to foster intergenerational activism around ageism. Read More
posted 02.28.2018
Intersecting inequalities influence how we age, through dimensions such as income and health. Read More
posted 02.22.2018
Older women, who tend to live longer than men and face greater economic, health, and social challenges, will also likely be left behind by current policy decisions. Read More
posted 02.22.2018
Our Guest Editor offers personal reflections on, and intellectual analysis of, issues around gender and aging in America. Read More
posted 02.22.2018
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society. Read More
posted 09.13.2017
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is projected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050. To help educate about and combat Alzheimer’s, ASA is pleased to introduce a special supplement to Generations, “Supporting People with Dementia... Read More
posted 08.11.2017
This Summer 2017 issue of Generations was conceived as a reflection about this time, on the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love, to determine if the youth then, now in their late 60s, 70s, and early 80s, are very different than other generations. Read More

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