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Ageing and Gerontology

by Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard  |  20th May 2020

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs, authors of 'Social Divisions and Later Life', show that COVID-19 is like a magnifying glass, amplifying but not fundamentally altering the chronology of life and death nor the impact of social divisions.  …Read more

by Amanda Grenier Chris Phillipson and Rick Settersten  |  11th May 2020

Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson and Rick Settersten, editors of 'Precarity and Ageing', examine some of the challenges facing older people, with particular focus on the precariousness that can come with old age.…Read more

by Alisoun Milne  |  12th March 2020

Alisoun Milne, author of 'Mental Health in Later Life' argues that we need to challenge ‘the usual culprits’ when thinking about the causes of mental ill health amongst older people. Age related losses undermine mental health, but lifecourse and structural risks play a significant role too.…Read more

by Ana Paula Gil  |  12th June 2019

Ana Paula Gil is the International Journal of Care and Caring/Transforming Care Conference Best Paper winner 2018. Her article ‘Care and Mistreatment – Two Sides of the Same Coin? An Exploratory Study of Three Portuguese Care Homes’ was published in IJCC vol 2:4.  The article shows how important it is to provide care, support and Read More

by Mary Holmes  |  25th April 2018

Mary Holmes discusses the new special issue of 'Families, Relationships and Societies', which focuses on how care and caring have changed, given the fragmenting tendencies of contemporary life.…Read more