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Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 03.26.2014
Seeking to revise the way products and services are designed for an aging population, in 2007 the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Procter & Gamble formed the nonprofit LiveWell Collaborative. A number of LiveWell’s clients, such as AARP, Citibank, General Mills and LG, ... Read More
posted 03.26.2014
Though many of us may not realize it, someone in our office, on our block or at our child’s school faces significant challenges daily as a family caregiver. Family caregivers, an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team, need and deserve respect, access to support ... Read More
posted 03.25.2014
Carol Levine’s stores of energy serve her well in her full-time position as director of the Families and Healthcare Project at United Hospital Fund in New York City. There, through research, publications, a website and collaborations with healthcare and community providers, she... Read More
posted 03.25.2014
In Part Three of a three-part series in Aging Today on HIV/AIDS in older adults, David Vance addresses how aging with HIV/AIDS affects—and is affected by—spirituality and religion. Read More
posted 03.24.2014
We need to do much more to recognize and support families in their caring role than we do currently.  Read More
posted 01.27.2014
While a greater share of older adults holds jobs than in past decades, these workers are convinced that age discrimination in the American workplace is alive and well. Read More
posted 01.23.2014
“The talent that older women can and do bring to the workplace may be one of the best kept secrets at American workplaces,” says Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center and a keynote speaker at ASA’s upcoming Aging in America summit, “Tapping the Self-... Read More
posted 01.22.2014
On May 20, 2013, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin exclaimed, “Go team ... it’s law,” as he signed his state’s Death with Dignity legislation. The atmosphere in the room, full of people who had worked diligently for more than 10 years to achieve the law’s passage,... Read More
posted 01.14.2014
This article is the second in a series of three columns on aging and technology. The March–April 2014 issue of Aging Today will feature the University of Cincinnati’s Design + Nursing Community Health Collaborative and an Intraprofessional Innovation Collaboratory in... Read More
posted 01.13.2014
The recent Frontline-ProPublica documentary, Life and Death in Assisted Living, and their October 2013 follow-up investigation, Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected, highlighted some of the critical issues faced by assisted living residents across the country. Read More