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Gerontology Student Q&A: Why Study Gerontology?

The aging population is growing at an increasing rate. http://ccpe.kennesaw.edu/gerontology/ Now more than ever, it's important that we learn about the social, ...
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Nursing homes close despite ageing population - Laois Nationalist

Nursing homes close despite ageing population - Laois Nationalist | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Nursing homes close despite ageing population
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A report being published today will highlight a fall in the number of nursing homes across the country.
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Colin Craig: What have governments done to prepare for the aging population ... - National Post

Colin Craig: What have governments done to prepare for the aging population ... - National Post | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sadly, the answer is not much at all. Despite knowing about the aging population problem for decades, governments haven’t saved up a penny to address the problem.
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Fear of Dying Alone: The State of Japan’s Aging Population

Fear of Dying Alone: The State of Japan’s Aging Population | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Japanese government released its annual report on Japan's aging population which illustrates the state of the country's elderly and the issues they face.
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Successful Aging: Battling stereotyped perception of older adults

Successful Aging: Battling stereotyped perception of older adults | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Q: I recently went to a department store to buy a beautiful nightgown for my friend’s 75th birthday party. I approached the young saleswoman with the item and said, “This is for my friend who is turning 75.
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Aged Care Courses - Sage Institute of Aged Care

There's never been a better time to qualify as an aged care professional. With our population aging, it's estimated that in over the next 40 years, the number of ...
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Successful Aging: When downsizing includes work-related items - LA Daily News

Successful Aging: When downsizing includes work-related items - LA Daily News | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Q: I am retired and have had a long and exceptional career as a strategic planning consultant to large businesses. At the age of 78, I plan to move from my two-story condo to a smaller one-story apartment.
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Senior housing transitions can lead to stigma and isolation - KDAL

Senior housing transitions can lead to stigma and isolation - KDAL | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – In senior housing facilities where residents are required to relocate as heath issues worsen, seniors tend to isolate themselves and may hide health conditions ...
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Positive Aging Movement Takes Off - Huffington Post (blog)

Positive Aging Movement Takes Off - Huffington Post (blog) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
I'm happy to say that seniors are finally getting some respect!
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Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015 - PR Newswire (press release)

Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015 - PR Newswire (press release) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staying healthy and injury-free as we age is a goal we all...
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Caring for Elders Resources

Caring for Elders Resources | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), more than 65 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a family member, and the average age of an adult who receives assistance is 69 years old.
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Aging Disrupts Markets: Look Who's Noticing - Huffington Post

Aging Disrupts Markets: Look Who's Noticing - Huffington Post | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
What surprises me is how few companies have built into their strategic planning the 'disrupter' of our aging world, which is about not only our longevity but also the transformative population structure of more gray beards than youngsters.
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Survey: Aging America comes with greater sense of duty by children - USA TODAY

Survey: Aging America comes with greater sense of duty by children - USA TODAY | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
More people worldwide are providing personal and financial care to aging parents, often in tandem with assisting adult children, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.
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Nursing homes close despite ageing population - Irish Examiner

Nursing homes close despite ageing population - Irish Examiner | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
A report being published today will highlight a fall in the number of nursing homes across the country.
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Shared Housing Can Provide Financial Security for Retirees

Shared Housing Can Provide Financial Security for Retirees | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Shared Housing Can Provide Financial Security for Retirees
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From Our Archive: Stories of Older Adults & Their Families

From Our Archive: Stories of Older Adults & Their Families | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
In conjunction with the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, StoryCorps is pleased to recommend these Animated Shorts and Audio... For more stories and to support our mission, visit StoryCorps.org.
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Home - Encore.org

Home - Encore.org | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Encore News & Blogs Encore News: Memo to WH Conference on Aging, Paul Irving on ageism & more This weekly …
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Global Aging: 4 Myths Debunked

Global Aging: 4 Myths Debunked | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
These myths of global aging were debunked at Age Boom Academy, a program run by Columbia University's Aging Center and its journalism school.
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HSE.ie - Research Awards on Ageing 2015

Funding call for research on positive aging: participation or health and wellbeing or security, see: http://t.co/KgGSpIWJU5
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Bills Would Let Elders Keep More Money When Wife Or Husband Goes In ... - Hartford Courant

Bills Would Let Elders Keep More Money When Wife Or Husband Goes In ... - Hartford Courant | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
HARTFORD — When your husband or wife needs to go in a nursing home, the government expects you to spend half the family's liquid assets before the spouse goes on Medicaid .
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Why Family Caregivers Won't Do What's Best for Aging Parents - TIME

Why Family Caregivers Won't Do What's Best for Aging Parents - TIME | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Technology and online communities can enrich the lives of older people and make them more independent. But who's got time to teach them?
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Did we get the 'old-age dependency' of aging countries all wrong? - Brookings Institution (blog)

Did we get the 'old-age dependency' of aging countries all wrong? - Brookings Institution (blog) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Over the coming decades, many countries in the developed and developing world alike will significantly age. Johannes Koettl explores the implication for societal demographics if the concept of working age were abolished.
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Memoir-Writing Class: Telling Your Story Can Benefit Yourself and Others - The Ledger

Memoir-Writing Class: Telling Your Story Can Benefit Yourself and Others - The Ledger | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
WINTER HAVEN | For Chuck Warren, the story of his life is best told as a series of outstanding moments.
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Blythe Danner on Aging, Insomnia, and GOOP - Vulture

Blythe Danner on Aging, Insomnia, and GOOP - Vulture | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
"We all experience loss, and grief is the price we pay for loving. You have to not fall apart, and keep going."
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Role reversal: Caring for aging parent doesn't have to end sex life - The Desert Sun

Role reversal: Caring for aging parent doesn't have to end sex life - The Desert Sun | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Columnists say opportunities for sex can thrive even after aging parent becomes a housemate.
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