Journals on Aging Gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston provides editorial leadership for these two journals, which seek to generate thought and discussion about pressing issues faced by a rapidly changing and aging society.
Elder Economic Security Index and Initiative The Elder Index benchmarks basic costs of living for elder households. It illustrates how costs of living vary geographically and are based on the characteristics of elder households: household size, housing status (homeownership or renter), form of transportation, and health status.
Guide for Elders:
Planning that Protects
You and Your Assets The newly updated guide is available for purchase and covers topics including powers of attorney, health care proxies, wills, guardianship, and considerations before entering a nursing home.
Transportation Transportation can present a challenge for older Americans as they age. Physical and cognitive limitations may prevent them from driving and alternatives may not be available. The Gerontology Institute explores solutions to transportation challenges.