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Leadership in Aging

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

posted 06.29.2016
Concrete suggestions for remedying government and research oversight of LGBT elders. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Addressing the invisibility of LGBT aging concerns requires a multi-faceted approach that takes into account the heterogeneity of LGBT elders’ experience. Read More
posted 06.15.2016
Lessons in coordination, collaboration, and advocacy from California’s Elder Justice Coalition. Read More
posted 06.08.2016
Our new labor market requires stakeholders begin to compete for direct care workers through higher pay, benefits, predictable hours, training, and support. Read More
posted 06.01.2016
The world of healthcare is slowly acknowledging what community-based social service workers have known for decades—health happens at home. Read More
posted 05.25.2016
The greatest challenge to elders is not ageism, it is dysfunction in our political, ecological and economic systems.  Read More
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

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