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posted 07.26.2018
Research has long demonstrated that a sense of purpose powerfully maintains health, mood and engagement in life as we age. And with the New Aging’s revolutionary gift of time, we can also experience new and creative expressions of the True Self, generating unexpected life goals and... Read More
posted 07.24.2018
It is difficult to manage opi­oid prescribing in a way that prevents abuse while meeting patients’ needs. Read More
posted 07.24.2018
In rural, suburban and urban communities nationwide, far too many older adults and their families are struggling to pay rent and make ends meet. Read More
posted 07.17.2018
The shrinking of newsrooms has meant fewer people dedicated to covering older adults and issues that affect them. Read More
posted 07.17.2018
The In Focus Section of the July–August 2018 issue of Aging Today addresses the media and how it covers aging—from Jay Newton-Small’s astute detailing of the evolution of the age beat, to Stacy Smith and Katherine Pieper’s thoughts on how Hollywood might reduce or eliminate... Read More
posted 07.17.2018
Across the 100 highest-grossing movies in 2016, only 11 percent of speaking characters were ages 60 or older. Read More
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

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