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posted 07.06.2018
An analysis of the impacts of mass incarceration on the African American community and on the cohort’s long-term health consequences. Read More
posted 07.02.2018
A reflection of cumulative advantages and disadvantages across the life course. Read More
posted 06.27.2018
Over the past several decades, healthcare costs have consumed an ever-greater percentage of U.S. spending. Read More
posted 06.25.2018
Social identities such as race, class, gender, and sexual orientation shape economic and social experience. The Summer 2018 issue of Generations demonstrates how America’s increasing economic and social inequality affects older adults over time. Read More
posted 06.25.2018
Sexual orientation relates to socioeconomic status, and the differences in this status directly impact the health and healthy aging trajectories of LGBT elders. Read More
posted 06.25.2018
Social inequality in exposures to environmental hazards erodes environmental conditions for all people. Read More
posted 06.14.2018
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships. Read More
posted 06.04.2018
The Court's decision today means there is more to do to ensure a bright aging future for all people, regardless of identity. Read More
posted 05.21.2018
Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do. Read More
posted 05.21.2018
While some policymakers and advocates say we cannot sustain programs that invest in an aging population, while also supporting the education and development of younger generations, others listen to what most Americans believe: It’s not a fight, it’s a family. Read More

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