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Leadership in Aging

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

posted 06.01.2016
The world of healthcare is slowly acknowledging what community-based social service workers have known for decades—health happens at home. Read More
posted 05.25.2016
The greatest challenge to elders is not ageism, it is dysfunction in our political, ecological and economic systems.  Read More
posted 05.11.2016
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them. Read More
posted 05.11.2016
Incorporating content on LGBTQ+ aging populations into the social work curriculum can be challenging, especially when teaching students in a region known for discrimination and prejudice toward LGBTQ+ individuals. Read More
posted 04.26.2016
Exposure to aging LGBTQ issues is very important to all social work students because they will surely be interacting with this population at some point in their career. Read More
posted 04.25.2016
Here I am, teaching a class called “Changing Times, Changing Lives: Navigating Sexuality in a Maturing Society” to a packed room of students not just listening with rapt attention, but also working ahead on course material. Read More
posted 04.22.2016
While I certainly support the integration of LGBT issues into gerontology courses, I also want to challenge those of us who teach LGBTQI courses, to integrate issues of aging.  Read More
posted 04.22.2016
For higher education teachers, the search for more effective methods of educating students is continuous. This is especially true when integrating sensitive topics, such as aging issues in marginalized populations. Read More
posted 04.21.2016
Colleges and universities across the country are struggling with the same issues; how to provide experiences to both inform the general student body in issues of diversity as well as welcome students from diverse groups.  Read More
posted 04.21.2016
The roadblocks to effectively including LGBTQ viewpoints in the classroom are exacerbated when attention is turned to LGBTQ elders and their unique needs and concerns.  Read More

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