posted Fri, 2017-08-11 15:40
This Summer 2017 issue of Generations was conceived as a reflection about this time, on the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love, to determine if the youth then, now in their late 60s, 70s, and early 80s, are very different than other generations.
posted Fri, 2017-08-11 15:24
The happenings in the Haight-Ashbury failed to plant a new republic acceptable to middle Americans. By conjoining sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll, however, youth forged a worldview that criticized and redirected U.S. cultural norms. In adolescence, these baby boomers rarely trusted anyone over 30; fif
posted Thu, 2017-08-10 18:22
Some experience disillusionment at younger ages, but if we live long enough, it is inevitable. Many expectations—about people, institutions, even our own goals—will be disappointed and we will wonder why. Without disillusionment—that is, seeing through our false expectations—there can be no wisdom i
posted Thu, 2017-08-10 17:13
This socially rebellious group, which rejected middle-class values and parental controls, and who romanticized communal living, could hardly imagine that in their old age they would end up living in cul-de-sac suburbs and traveling in their cars to regional malls to buy furnishings for their single-
posted Mon, 2017-08-07 18:14
Along with the second wave of feminism and with the Civil Rights Movement, the Summer of Love expanded the repertoire of possible selves available to the young adults (and some older adults) of that era. Among other things, the public was exposed to an expanded range of romantic possibilities, inclu
posted Mon, 2017-08-07 17:59
While one aging baby boomer after another confronts the convoluted challenges of aging, often through care for their elderly parents, the longterm expectation that the huge generation of 78 million would foment an era of change has dimmed as media attention and political campaigning has zeroed in o
posted Fri, 2017-04-21 17:21
The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person- and family-centered care consistent with their goals and values.
posted Wed, 2017-04-12 18:24
Advice on improving Medicare and a potential future path for the ACA, from a researcher behind Medicare’s creation.
posted Wed, 2017-01-18 17:58
The Winter 2016–17 issue of Generations includes 15 articles that lay out actionable policy plans for the new Administration regarding the economic impact of aging, protecting retirement income, ensuring affordable healthcare, and finding realistic ways to pay for long-term care.
posted Wed, 2016-11-23 13:48
The Fall 2016 issue of Generations includes more than a dozen articles that clearly demonstrate how oral health has become a matter of public neglect, what the effects of oral health are upon overall health, and what policy changes might work to ensure oral healthcare becomes part of the healthcare