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Policy and Advocacy
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Aging in Community
Business & Aging
Creativity and Lifelong Learning
Health & Wellness
Healthcare & Aging
Leadership in Aging
Legal & Ethical Issues
Mental Health & Aging
Multicultural Aging
Policy and Advocacy

An analysis of the impacts of mass incarceration on the African American community and on the cohort’s long-term health consequences.

By Robynn Cox

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Business & Aging

A reflection of cumulative advantages and disadvantages across the life course.

By Karen D. Lincoln

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More than half of Americans who reach age 65 will have significant medical or functional support needs.

By Bruce A. Chernof

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Social identities such as race, class, gender, and sexual orientation shape economic and social experience. The Summer 2018 issue of Generations demonstrates how America’s increasing economic and social inequality affects older adults over time.

Social identities such as race, class, gender, and sexual orientation shape economic and social experience. The Summer 2018 issue of Generations demonstrates how America’s increasing economic and social inequality affects older adults over time.

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LGBTQ Aging

Sexual orientation relates to socioeconomic status, and the differences in this status directly impact the health and healthy aging trajectories of LGBT elders.

By Bridget K. Gorman and Zelma Oyarvide

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Healthcare & Aging
Social inequality in exposures to environmental hazards erodes environmental conditions for all people.
By Manuel Pastor and Rachel Morello-Frosch

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Legal & Ethical Issues
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Aging in Community
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Mental Health & Aging
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An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.

By Murray D. Scheel

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Aging in Community
Business & Aging
Health & Wellness
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LGBTQ Aging
Multicultural Aging
Spirituality & Religion

The Court's decision today means there is more to do to ensure a bright aging future for all people, regardless of identity.

While today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop is a narrow one, ASA nonetheless disagrees with the notion that a business owner providing custom services can claim a right to violate discrimination laws. ASA joined with SAGE in filing a brief in support of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s decision that such discrimination was illegal.

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Leadership in Aging

Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do.

Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do.
 
Advocating for Indigenous Populations
 

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Leadership in Aging
Other Education Topics: 
Aging in Community
Legal & Ethical Issues
Policy and Advocacy

While some policymakers and advocates say we cannot sustain programs that invest in an aging population, while also supporting the education and development of younger generations, others listen to what most Americans believe: It’s not a fight, it’s a family.

By Donna Butts
Aging advocacy is an intergenerational issue.
 

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