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climate change, martha cohen, aging, critical gerontology,

November 10th, 2017 Written by: Martha Paterson-Cohen Gerontology is a relatively new field of study, which recognized the challenges of the coming population aging (longevity plus baby boomer demographics). Although originating as a ...

Dementia, Critical Gerontology, Social Gerontology

Written by: Kate de Medeiros October 13th, 2017 While in her 80s, playwright Florida Scott-Maxwell wrote a memoir, The Measure of My Days (1979), about her experiences as on older woman. She observed: “I have no duties except to ...

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 ...