Gerontological Society of America

Gerontological Society of America, here I come!

November 16, 2016 Crystal 0

Today I am heading to the 2016 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s theme is “New Lens on Aging: Changing Attitudes, Expanding Possibilities.” Gerontological Society of America President Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD, wrote about the conference, “This theme reflects my scholarly interest on productive engagement in later life as well as my ongoing concern about ageism. Research has demonstrated that ageism is still alive and well in our attitudes, behaviors, programs, and policies; and it affects employment, health care practices, psychological well-being, family dynamics, and more. I hope you will think about how our work can contribute Read More…