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posted 12.06.2016
Throughout U.S. history, race has been one of the most important social stratification systems, putting African Americans at a substantial socioeconomic disadvantage throughout the life course. Read More
posted 12.06.2016
His wife of 50 years thought he was crazy. But when Jack jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet, attached to a skydiving instructor, it was the most thrilling thing he’d done in years—and one more item to scratch off of his bucket list. Read More

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posted 11.14.2016
ASA Board Member Jean Accius, who is vice president of livable communities and long-term services and supports for the AARP Public Policy Institute, offers observations about the impact on veterans of family caregiving on the AARP blog. Jean's comments link to a story concerning a Vietnam-era... Read More
posted 11.08.2016
To kick off National Family Caregivers Month, the AARP Public Policy Institute has issued the first major research report on family caregivers’ needs within the emerging field of managed long-term services and supports (LTSS). The authors find that while family caregiver supports are still uncommon... Read More
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