Aging and Social Change’s Updates

  • Aging and Social Change: Tenth Interdisciplinary Conference Announced (24–25 September 2020, Vancouver, Canada)

    The Aging & Social Change: Tenth Interdisciplinary Conference will be held at UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada, 24–25 September 2020

    Founded in 2011, Aging & Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference provides an international forum...More

  • Lucie Vidovićová – 2019 Plenary Speaker

    Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce Lucie Vidovićová as a 2019 Plenary Speaker

    Dr. Lucie Vidovićová (*1977 in Brno, Czech Rep.) is a sociologist. Her long-term research interests include the soc...More

  • ​Amanda Grenier – 2019 Plenary Speaker

    Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce Amanda Grenier as a 2019 Plenary Speaker

    Amanda Grenier is a professor in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto, the Norman...More

  • Kai Leichsenring – 2019 Plenary Speaker

    Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce Kai Leichsenring as a 2019 plenary speaker

    Kai Leichsenring is the Executive Director at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna. H...More

  • Merril Silverstein – 2017 Plenary Speaker

    Aging and Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce Merril Silverstein as a 2017 Plenary Speaker

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  • Kieran Walsh – 2017 Plenary Speaker

    Aging and Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce Kieran Walsh as a 2017 Plenary Speaker

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  • Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer Joins the Aging & Society Advisory Board

    The Aging & Society Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member – Dr. Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer

    Dr. Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyeris an Associate Professor in the Psychology department, a Women and Gender Studies core faculty member, and th...More

  • Kathy Black and Dr. Kathryn Hyer - Winners of the International Award for Excellence for The International Journal of Aging and Society, Volume 6

    The Aging & Society Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “From Aging in Community to Age-friendly Community: Translating Applied Research into Practice,” Kathy Black and Dr. Kathryn Hyer, as the winner of the International Aw...More

  • Health Care For Seniors Often Goes Beyond Their Desires

    NPR | Article Link | by Michelle Andrews

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    As people get older, their health care goals may shift from living as long as possible to maintaining a good quality of life: quality over quantity

    In many cases, the medical...More

  • Aging Workers, Slowing Productivity: China’s Changing Demographics

    The Wall Street Journal | Article Link | by Laurie Burkitt

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    China is aging and urbanizing. Its productivity rate is slowing and it still favors males. That’s all according to new data from China’s National Bureau of...More