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Monthly Archive (Legal & Ethical Issues)

posted 11.09.2015
The once-bipartisan White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) has been held roughly every decade since passage of the landmark Older Americans Act in 1965.    Read More
posted 10.22.2015
The first step toward fixing a problem is to understand why it exists, and then propose solutions. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Advocacy organizations are a key source for public information about older adults. How can they best communicate well-framed stories that change the larger public discourse about aging? Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Perhaps because of its complexity and self-perpetuating nature, ageism is finally piquing the interest of science, advocacy movements, and society in general. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
In some workplaces, ageism shows no sign of abating—but there are bright spots in the data, and a new path forward. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Unconscious biases and rules that operate in the financial marketplace contribute to systemic inaction that leads to ageism. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Ageism in the healthcare sphere is not just demeaning, but can be dangerous, as it is often the cause for both over- and under-treatment of older adults. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Fighting ageism through civic engagement could be the baby boomers’ next big human rights battle. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
An ageism expert’s take on the urgent need to confront our biases around age and aging and catalyze social change. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Looking beyond an aging focus and seeing how programs that benefit older adults positively impact the whole community are key to more effective fund-raising. Read More

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