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Critical Gerontology, Curling, Aging, Older Bodies, Masculinity,

Written by: Kristi Allain and Barbara Marshall September 15th, 2017 Curling is a popular sport with older Canadians. Particularly for men, curling has long fostered an important, gentler alternative to the intense bodily discipline, ...

Critical Gerontology, Aging, Military, Veteran

Written by: Jason Powell and Paul Taylor September 1st, 2017 In our current writing and research, we are seeking to develop a critical understanding of the inter-relationship between aging and the military veteran offender. We wish to ...

Written by: Clara Berridge  August 18th, 2017 For the past few years, the Gerontological Society of America has hosted technology-themed events as part of its annual conference. Last month, attendance at Tech Day swelled to hundreds ...

Incitement, Critical Gerontology, Ending Ageism, Gullette,

Written by: Margaret Morganroth Gullette  August 4th, 2017 How does incitement work when the target is not an adolescent, but old people?        Press attention was recently riveted on a teenage girl who was ...

Written by: Samuèle Rémillard-Boilard  July 21st, 2017 The University of Swansea (UK) was home to the most recent British Society of Gerontology (BSG) Annual Conference. Held from the 5th to the 7th of July 2017, the Centre for ...

Critical gerontology, Infantilization, Elder,

Written by: Robert Fettgather  July 7th, 2017 Chronologies for aging move, by clocks and calendars, from past to future across the lifespan. But not without exception. When it comes to social status for some individuals, time seems to ...

Ageing, Critical Gerontology, Japan, Prison

Written by: Jason Danely  June 23rd , 2017 During my fieldwork on family care in urban Japan, I got to know several paid care providers, many of whom acted as important mediators between a complicated bureaucratic system of support ...

Conference Season, Summer Season, Schedule, Blog Critical Gerontology

June 16th, 2017 First of all, a sincere thank you to those of you who follow the blog and/or have made contributions to the International Network for Critical Gerontology (INCG) over the past year. I would also like to thank my ...

Economic foundations, aging, silver economy, marketing

Written by: Andrzej Klimczuk June 9th, 2017 Some people may say that the creative industries have little in common with old age and ageing. Nothing could be more far from the truth, seeing how regardless of age, we all use some form ...

Dementia, Sexuality, Later life, Older people

Written by: Linn Sandberg June 2nd, 2017  In 2015 the case of Mr Henry Rayhon was brought to public attention as he was prosecuted for sexual abuse after having sex with his wife with Alzheimer’s disease in the nursing home where ...