Month: November 2013

Review: Gonzalez, Delia and Fortinsky – Dementia Care With Black and Latino Families: A Social Work Problem-Solving Approach (2012)

Gonzalez Sanders, Delia J and Fortinsky, Richard H. Dementia Care With Black and Latino Families: A Social Work Problem-Solving Approach. Springer Publishing. 2012 ISBN978-0-8261-0677-3 (Paper) $55 This book is divided into three sections: 1) Setting the Context for Understanding Ethnic Dementia Care; 2) Social Work Process: Tools and Applications for Ethnic Populations and 3) Foundations […]

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy – Liesl Gambold

Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy Liesl Gambold, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)GAMBOLD Abstract Understanding the culture and lifestyle choices of retirees has never been so crucial. The aging baby boom population bubble means that by 2030 eighteen percent of the U.S. will be 65 or over. […]

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados – Lindsay DuBois

Activist Pensioners, a Contradiction in Terms? Argentina’s Jubilados Lindsay DuBois, Ph.D. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)DUBOIS Abstract Why does it seem unlikely that retirees should be political activists?  What does that reaction say about our understandings of retirement and of activism?  This article examines the experience of a […]

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland – Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski

Challenging Marginalization at the Universities of the Third Age in Poland Jessica C. Robbins-Ruszkowski, Ph.D. Woodrow Wilson Internation Center for Scholars Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)JCRR Abstract Older people in Poland often describe and experience old age as a time in the life course marked by discrimination and […]

Review: Osage and McCall – Connecting with Socially Isolated Seniors: A Service Provider’s Guide (2012)

Osage, Patricia and McCall, Mary. Connecting with Socially Isolated Seniors: A Service Provider’s Guide. Berkley, CA: Health Professions Press. 2012. ISBN 9781932529739, 360 pp. Price $32.95 (Paper) Authors Patricia Osage and Mary McCall explore the challenges associated with senior isolation in Connecting with Socially Isolated Seniors.  Designed as a service provider’s guide, this resource is […]

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana – Alexandra Crampton

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana Alexandra Crampton, Ph.D. Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)CRAMPTON Abstract In Ghana, older women may be marginalized, abused, and even killed as witches.  Media accounts imply this is common practice, mainly through stories of “witches […]

Global Aging Forum at GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Nov. 24

PDF of this Flyer: FINAL Global Aging Forum at 2013 GSA-flyer Sun, Nov 24 I 11:45 am-5:00 pm I Sheraton Hotel, Oak Alley Room I $30 (Lunch included). Focus on transnational research and educational efforts concerning global aging and health. A stellar cast of speakers will advance our understanding of ongoing activities and outline future […]

Review: Lynch – Retirement on the Line (2012) and My Name is Julius: a film about growing old, staying young, and confronting a lifetime of hearing loss (2011)

Lynch, Caitrin. My name is Julius: a film about growing old, staying young, and confronting a lifetime of hearing loss. That’s My Film! 2011. OCLC  785724214 17 min. 36 sec. DVD. Lynch, Caitrin. Retirement on the line : age, work, and value in an American factory. ILR Press. 2012. ISBN 0801477786, 228 p, $21.95 (paperback) […]

Silver Linings: Older People Defying Expectations – Lindsay DuBois and Liesl Gambold

Download entire group submission PDF here: AAQ34(2)SilverLinings_group Download Introduction PDF here: AAQ34(2)intro Introduction to the group submission: “Silver Linings: Older People Defying Expectations” Guest Co-editors Lindsay DuBois and Liesl Gambold Jean-Marie Guyau (1854-88), once a lecturer in philosophy at the Lycée Condorcet in Paris, spent the better part of his short career writing a book […]

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