Generations

posted Sat, 2020-02-08 17:52
The Winter 2019−20  issue of Generations outlines the high-risk situations in which access to justice is unavailable, denied, questioned or otherwise thwarted—situations that professionals in the field of aging must be aware of in order to help.
posted Wed, 2020-02-05 14:04
A comparison of policy and procedure around supported decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities, and for people with age-related cognitive decline.
posted Mon, 2020-02-03 14:04
Knowing rights under the law is critical to ensure proper guardianship—or avoid it altogether.
posted Sun, 2020-02-02 14:04
How access to justice shapes—and challenges—the civil lives of older adults.
posted Sat, 2020-02-01 14:04
An overview of U.S. civil rights laws, how they do (or do not) protect America’s elders, and how advocates can take action when elders’ rights are violated. 
posted Fri, 2020-01-31 14:03
A program that combats elder financial abuse by fighting to recover money stolen from older adults with disabilities.
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 13:44
The U.S. retirement system is flawed and inadequate. The remedy? Expand Social Security and ensure employers and workers contribute to simple, affordable retirement plans.
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 13:44
Population aging poses fundamental public policy challenges. Barring changes in the employment of older adults, population aging implies a shrinking number of workers to sup­-port a growing number of retirees.
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 13:44
Findings from two large surveys posit solutions for the millions of older Americans working in precarious or part-time jobs.
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 13:44
A realistic look at the disempowered status of America’s older workers and their rocky path to a secure retirement.