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Legal & Ethical Issues
posted 02.23.2017
One in ten community-residing older adults reported experiencing elder abuse in the past year.  More than 5 million older adults may be victimized each year. Read More
posted 01.18.2017
The Winter 2016–17 issue of Generations includes 15 articles that lay out actionable policy plans for the new Administration regarding the economic impact of aging, protecting retirement income, ensuring affordable healthcare, and finding realistic ways to pay for long-term care. Read More
posted 01.17.2017
I am a third-generation Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, service-connected disabled veteran, and a cisgender gay man. It is because of the courage of those who have gone before me that I am able to say these things publically. Read More
posted 01.17.2017
We knew from our experiences with other LGBT vets that many of them experienced the effects of war and, to a larger degree, institutionalized bigotry and hate. Read More
posted 01.17.2017
LGBT veterans by and large served their country while keeping their true identities to themselves. Such closeting is immensely stressful and set LGBT service members apart from those with whom they served. Read More
posted 08.08.2016
Why did the United States suffer a reversal in gains in life expectancy and why do we linger at the bottom for high-income countries? Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important source of income for millions of people, yet it is not widely known about or understood. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Concrete suggestions for remedying government and research oversight of LGBT elders. Read More
posted 06.15.2016
Lessons in coordination, collaboration, and advocacy from California’s Elder Justice Coalition. Read More

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