Aging Today

posted Mon, 2018-12-10 11:58
Aging Today’s end-of-year 2018 In Focus section, “Global Aging and the Future of the World Community,” is prescient as it is the perfect set-up to 2019, which heralds the tipping point for the mega-trend of population aging.
posted Mon, 2018-11-26 14:24
Grannies Respond—also known as Abuelas Responden—started up this past June, sparked by a an idea from activist Dan Aymar-Blair, 43, who wondered via social media what would happen if a group of grandmothers met at the U.S. southern border to protest the govern­ment’s family separation policy.
posted Mon, 2018-11-26 14:24
The 2018 Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Education is presented annually to an individual or organization demonstrating continued excellence in training and education in the field of aging.
posted Mon, 2018-11-19 14:24
The in­crease in older prisoners is attributed to longer sentences, increases in time served and growth in admissions of older offenders.
posted Thu, 2018-11-15 16:19
Judson Senior Living in Cleveland, Ohio, and Collington, a CCRC outside of Washington, D.C., are just two adult residential communities offering a limited number of nearby college and university students free room and board in exchange for engaging with older residents, and, in some cases, acting as
posted Thu, 2018-10-25 16:36
A new, global social contract; compassionate release for older prisoners; Grannies fight family separations; intergenerational co-housing; and reflections on a balanced life.
posted Wed, 2018-10-24 16:27
Half of Americans turning age 65 today will at some point need a high level of help with daily ac­tivities like walking, eating and bathing. What happens when older adults need more support than loved ones can provide?
posted Mon, 2018-10-01 15:06
How might the coming nexus of aging and diversity affect entitlement programs, the social safety net and geopolitical priorities? Will it give us intergenerational and interethnic tensions, or lead to new coalitions based on need rather than age, income and race?
posted Thu, 2018-09-20 17:35
Following the Sandy Hook shooting, a grassroots organization, Grandmothers Against Gun Vio­lence, was founded in 2013 in Kansas/Missouri. Since then, chapters have arisen in states including Washington, Florida and Tex­as
posted Mon, 2018-09-17 22:21
Aging Today recently caught up with four dedicated ASA leaders to chat with them about the CAPs genesis and mission.