Legal & Ethical Issues

posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Growing levels of inequality are bad news for older adults. Elder poverty rates are already high and growing—even while some smaller groups of older adults continue to do well financially.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Older people also often are living with chronic health conditions and functional limitations that may contribute to frailty and disability. And climate change impacts not only physical health. 
posted Fri, 2018-04-06 18:15
On March 26, the AARP Foundation sponsored and presented “Innovation for Impact: What We Have Learned?” featuring four experts and entrepreneurs from the Foundation, sharing best practices for ending senior poverty.
posted Thu, 2018-03-01 19:39
Older adults are more likely to restrict their driving in bad weather, at night, or on high speed roads than their younger counterparts.
posted Thu, 2018-03-01 15:30
A first-generation Asian American employs a duo of paradigms to reflect on aging, identity, and culture.
posted Thu, 2018-02-22 23:25
Older women, who tend to live longer than men and face greater economic, health, and social challenges, will also likely be left behind by current policy decisions.
posted Thu, 2018-02-22 15:14
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society.
posted Fri, 2018-02-02 19:19
Following the Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality decision, many LGBT elders dared to believe that they could live out the remainder of their days in dignity, as full and equal citizens.
posted Fri, 2018-01-26 17:31
Jessica Bruder, 39, an adjunct professor in the New York–based Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, set out to write a book about a 21st century labor issue, chronicling itinerant workers who toil for companies like Amazon and other seasonal employers.
posted Wed, 2018-01-24 19:34
Policies that limit immigration could worsen existing shortages of direct care workers across long-term-care settings.