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Leadership in Aging

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

posted 05.11.2016
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them. Read More
posted 05.11.2016
Incorporating content on LGBTQ+ aging populations into the social work curriculum can be challenging, especially when teaching students in a region known for discrimination and prejudice toward LGBTQ+ individuals. Read More
posted 04.26.2016
Exposure to aging LGBTQ issues is very important to all social work students because they will surely be interacting with this population at some point in their career. Read More
posted 04.25.2016
Here I am, teaching a class called “Changing Times, Changing Lives: Navigating Sexuality in a Maturing Society” to a packed room of students not just listening with rapt attention, but also working ahead on course material. Read More
posted 04.22.2016
While I certainly support the integration of LGBT issues into gerontology courses, I also want to challenge those of us who teach LGBTQI courses, to integrate issues of aging.  Read More
posted 04.22.2016
For higher education teachers, the search for more effective methods of educating students is continuous. This is especially true when integrating sensitive topics, such as aging issues in marginalized populations. Read More
posted 04.21.2016
Colleges and universities across the country are struggling with the same issues; how to provide experiences to both inform the general student body in issues of diversity as well as welcome students from diverse groups.  Read More
posted 04.21.2016
The roadblocks to effectively including LGBTQ viewpoints in the classroom are exacerbated when attention is turned to LGBTQ elders and their unique needs and concerns.  Read More
posted 03.15.2016
Cherie Bourlard fights elder abuse and fraud every day as a deputy district attorney in Santa Clara County, Calif. But the issue hit close to home when Bourlard had to step in to help her elderly mother evade incessant robocal Read More
posted 02.19.2016
In 2015, Anne Tumlinson launched the blog Daughterhood because she saw a huge need to connect family caregivers to information that would help them help their parents. Read More

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