Family Focus on Aging
Our contributors to this Family Focus section of NCFR Report examine the topic of aging through articles on caregiving, phases of aging, and the new normal when it comes to aging and person finance.
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- "Caregiving Is Just What Families Do": Challenges of Aging Families and Health — by Sara Honn Qualls, Kraemer Family Professor of Aging Studies, Professor of Psychology and Director, Gerontology Center, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
- The Meaning of Early Memory Loss for Families — by Rosemary Blieszner, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech
- Four Phases of Aging: Beyond Erikson's Integrity Versus Despair — by Jean Illsley Clarke, M.A., CFLE
- Active and Successful Aging in Europe: The Role of Relational Resilience — by Giovanna Gianesini, Ph.D., social psychologist and postdoctoral researcher, Alma Mater Studiorum University, Bologna, Italy
- Intimate Relationships of Older Women: A Community Response to Violence — by Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D., Director, Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech
- Caregiving and Early Life Trauma: Experiences of Family Caregivers to Aging Holocaust Survivors — by Keith A. Anderson, The Ohio State University, College of Social Work
- Economic Status of Older Adults in America: Living in the New Normal — by Martie Gillen, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, University of Florida; Karen A. Zurlo, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; and Hyungsoo Kim, associate professor, Department of Family Sciences, University of Kentucky
- Who Will Take Care of Mom and Dad? Sibling Set Composition and Caregiving — by Twyla J. Hill, Ph.D., professor of sociology, Wichita State University; and Stacy Tiemeyer, M.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- The Benefits of Integrated Care for Both Patients and Providers: Reflections From a Medical Family Therapy Internship — by Alexandra E. Schmidt, M.S., doctoral candidate, Department of Community, Family, and Addiction Services, Texas Tech University
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