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Aging Journal Fills Knowledge Gaps on Race, Mental Health

December 16, 2020

A new special issue of the journal Innovation in Aging, titled “Race and Mental Health Among Older Adults: Within- and Between-Group Comparisons,” is expressly devoted to much-needed research on aging and mental health within racial and ethnic minority populations (e.g., African Americans, Latinx, and Asian Americans, as well as subgroups within these larger pan-ethnic categories).

GSA Issues Toolkit, Seed Grants to Promote Age Inclusivity Across Campuses

December 10, 2020

“Tools for Advancing Age Inclusivity in Higher Education” is a new resource produced by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and its educational section, the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, with support from AARP.

Oral Health and Nutrition: Interrelated Challenges for Older Adults

December 1, 2020

The health of the mouth and the nutritional status of older adults are not just connected — they’re integrally related. Declining oral health affects the foods a person can enjoy. Without a nutritious diet, oral health can decline. “Interrelationships Between Nutrition and Oral Health in Older Adults,” the topic of the latest issue of The Gerontological Society of America’s What’s Hot newsletter, addresses these important aspects of health from research, clinical, practice, and policy perspectives.


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