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Aging in an Age of Climate Change: Part 3, by Janelle Christensen

    Janelle Christensen, PhD, MPH (AAGE member since 2006). Janelle’s research interests lie at the intersection of disaster management and aging studies, exploring how community dwelling families respond to emergency preparedness and disaster planning while simultaneously providing care for family members with Alzheimer’s disease.  She completed both PhD in Applied Biocultural Medical Anthropology and a Masters […]

Margaret Clark Award For Student Papers: Deadline June 1, 2014

Award Competition AAGE is invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit papers of interest to anthropology and gerontology to compete for the Margaret Clark Award. This award supports the continued pursuit of work following the example of Margaret Clark, a pioneer in the multidisciplinary study of socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology, and a scholar committed […]

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 […]

Deadline for Vote on Bylaws Extended

For anyone who may not have received an email and/or have not yet voted online, you will soon be receiving a paper copy of the bylaws along with a ballot in the mail. The deadline for voting on the revised bylaws has been extended to November 30, 2013. Please vote if you haven’t yet done […]

Volume 34, issue 2, November 2013

all pdf files are best viewed with Adobe Reader v.6 or later. Click here to download now: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ CONTENTS (click titles for abstracts and links to downloads, or get the full issue here) Group Submission: “Silver Linings: Older People Defying Expectations” Guest Editors’ Note Lindsay DuBois & Liesl Gambold, Dalhousie University Challenging Marginalization at the […]

AAGE X ACYIG: Richard Zimmer on generational links in special needs families

When I was in San Diego last spring for the SPA/ACYIG Meeting (Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group), I attended a panel discussion on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which only the USA and Somalia are yet to ratify). Many of us are involved in similar political advocacy for the […]

Vote on the Revision of Bylaws

Over the past few years it has become clear that our current bylaws (1979) no longer reflect our association’s operating practices nor its structure. The Executive Council recently reviewed the bylaws with an eye towards 1) streamlining the association’s organization; 2) incorporating a greater number of perspectives; 3) modernizing our legal and fiscal structure (reincorporating […]

Elections close Tuesday, October 15th!

AAGE members should have received an email by now with a link to a ballot and the candidates’ statements. Please submit your vote by Oct 15th. CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT Iveris L. Martinez (PhD, Anthropology & Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 2001; Postdoctoral training, 2002-2003, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Health Policy & Management)  […]

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