Hello and Happy New Year! I am delighted to announce the return of the INCG blog. Now, perhaps more than ever, we are experiencing a critical time in the field of gerontology that requires us to examine social cultural and political issues pertaining to aging and later life. In 2019, I moved to the Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and Baycrest Hospital and will once again be running the blog as part of my knowledge and outreach activities. As of today, INCG is seeking new blog submissions that draw attention to current issues and debates, research team insights, book releases, new publications, or highlights from conferences. Entries from all disciplines are welcome, as are contributions from academic faculty and trainees, provided they contribute to the dialogue on age studies, social, critical and/or cultural gerontology. If you are interested in contributing to the blog, please check out 5 Tips for Writing a Blog Post for INCG and send your submission to Dr. Amanda Grenier ([email protected]).
Dr. Amanda Grenier is a Professor at the University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Baycrest Hospital. Her work explores the social constructs of aging and challenges taken-for-granted assumptions related to late life. Grenier is currently writing a book on homelessness and new research on precarious aging and social isolation.