LGBTQ Aging

posted Wed, 2018-02-28 17:25
How one gerontologist’s way of thinking shifted parallel to changes in feminist philosophy and its embrace of intersectionality.
posted Wed, 2018-02-28 15:35
Intersecting inequalities influence how we age, through dimensions such as income and health.
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 Tue, 2017-11-07 05:17
Most people, especially baby boomers, who are at risk of having hepatitis C, don’t know it and don’t get tested for it. Most people who have HCV don’t know it because it usually doesn’t have noticeable symptoms for years. Many people don’t want to know about it because of stigma or fear.
posted Tue, 2017-11-07 05:06
Mistreatment can play out as physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse, as well as financial abuse and neglect. Often, older adults are the victims of more than one form of mistreatment, and many cases are not clear-cut, either in determining whether abuse has occurred or in deciding what s
posted Tue, 2017-10-31 19:36
The services we provide to LGBT elders can be the same as those we provide to everyone else. A home-delivered meal doesn’t care who you are or who you love. The transportation provider shouldn’t care about anything more than where to pick you up and where to drop you off. However, for caregiver supp
posted Tue, 2017-10-31 19:19
As a result of adverse events between police and community-dwelling older adults, training programs have emerged that educate community police officers about the physiological, functional and cognitive changes associated with aging. 
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