Gerontology & Geriatrics

Inclusion is key for all to thrive throughout life, report says

When it comes to optimizing "longevity fitness" through attention to social, health, and wealth aspects of life, many Americans face intractable inequities based on the color of their skin, where they live, their sex, and ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Understanding insecurity and risk in later life

The development of ageing populations has opened up major new issues for social scientists to address, yet we are still only identifying, let alone understanding, the full impact of the changes involved. Much is made of growing ...


Rethinking mortality and how we plan for old age

Many people dream of comfortably living out their golden years. A new IIASA study, however, shows that older Europeans, and especially women, frequently underestimate how many years they have left, which could lead to costly ...

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