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Review: Gray Panthers (Roger Sanjek)

Sanjek, Roger.  Gray Panthers. University of Pennsylvania Press.  320 pp.Cloth 2009  ISBN 978-0-8122-4137-2 , $65.00; Paper 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-2191-6  $26.50; Ebook 2011, ISBN 978-0-8122-0351-6,$26.50 Studies of elder activism are rare indeed.  Much more so the kind of rich and detailed account which veteran anthropologist and activist Roger Sanjek offers us here.  Gray Panthers has much […]

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 […]

FAQ for Margaret Clark Award

Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2014 Margaret Clark Award competition will be posted here: Q: Who counts as a student? A: For eligibility purposes, someone counts as a student if they are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or have been accepted into a graduate program with enrollment occurring in 2014, at […]

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) […]

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