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Land of the Unequal? Economic, Social Inequality in an Aging America

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.


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Sexual Orientation, Socioeconomic Status, and Healthy Aging

posted 06.25.2018

By Bridget K. Gorman and Zelma Oyarvide


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Gaps Matter: Environment, Health, and Social Equity

posted 06.25.2018

By Manuel Pastor and Rachel Morello-Frosch


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ASA Expresses Concern Over Narrow Supreme Court Ruling

posted 06.04.2018

While today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop is a narrow one, ASA nonetheless disagrees with the notion that a business owner providing custom services can claim a right to violate discrimination laws. ASA joined with SAGE in filing a brief in support of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s decision that such discrimination was illegal.

They Shall Overcome: Advocates Persist in Fighting for Elders

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.
 
Advocating for Indigenous Populations
 

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