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Monthly Archive (Generations)

posted 12.12.2014
The Fall 2014 issue of Generations addresses the complex topic of mental illness and substance use in older adults. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
With proper funding and increased advocacy, the ACA’s existing provisions for improved mental health care might be implemented to great effect. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
Between the ACA, innovative strategies to create a new type of workforce, and technology, we have a chance to redesign healthcare to adequately address physical and mental health. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
As the world’s population of older adults rapidly increases, more and more in this cohort will seek mental health care. Prevention is a promising approach to lower overall disease burden. Read More
posted 07.23.2014
The aging services network, born of the Older Americans Act of 1965, is at a critical juncture. Generations Summer 2014 issue, “The Future of Aging Services”, explores the current and future changes facing the system that has developed to serve America’s older adults. Read More
posted 07.23.2014
Although change is constant, all is not dire in the service delivery sector—as long as management bends with the winds. Read More
posted 07.22.2014
Before concluding that proprietary organizations should provide LTC services, we should analyze the effectiveness of the existing community-based LTC system. Read More
posted 07.22.2014
The aging services network enhances the lives of millions of older adults in America. What does the future hold for the network and OAA reauthorization? Read More
posted 07.22.2014
A researcher’s vision of the aging services network by the year 2030 encompasses a more person- and family-centered, coordinated, and integrated service system that offers quality care outcomes. Read More
posted 07.21.2014
America retains a patchwork quilt of services for elders, as our society has always expected families to shoulder most of their care. Read More