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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Written by: Amanda Grenier, Rachel Barken, and Colleen McGrath May 19th, 2017 Aging occurs in close relation to ‘house’ and ‘home.’ International policies and frameworks on aging are organized around ‘home,’ ...

Understanding the embodiment of aging in Brazil– the interplay of social, economic, and biological factors -remains a challenge for critical gerontologists.

On March 8th, 2017, the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, in collaboration with Trent University, brought together faculty, students (current and alumni), seniors, and community partners with an interest in social aspects of aging, ...

Over the past two decades, there has been a growing focus on how to support older adults to achieve so-called 'positive' aging.

lump of labour

A major argument used by those who wish to extend working lives is that there is no such as a ‘lump of labour’: in other words, labour markets are not fixed in number, they are instead capable of massive expansion.