Older adults and carers are themselves aware of the moralized discourses around aging, dying and caring, and that well-meaning attempts by others to invoke these discourses may have inadvertently generate isolation, sadness, even resentment.
A photo-novel to explore social participation at the intersection of aging and disability – by Emilie Raymond
Written by Emilie Raymond June 12, 2016 The concept of social participation has become central in aging policy since the 2000s, framing a new trajectory for older people in terms…
Thinking Through Age Relations: ‘Doing Age’ in the Context of Later Life Care – by Rachel Barken
Within social gerontological research, there has been an overwhelming focus on the care needs of older people experiencing physical and cognitive declines. Implicit in discussions of eldercare are questions of dependency, power, and the use and control of resources.