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Review: Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes & What You Can Do About It (Jason S. Ulsperger and J. David Knottnerus)

Ulsperger, Jason S. and Knottnerus, J. David. Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes & What You Can Do About It. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Press. 2011. ISBN 9781594519079, 222 pp. Price $ 28.95 (Paper). As the population rapidly ages and people are living longer, today’s Boomers are faced with the complex decision of […]

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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