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Recasting the New Gerontology through the International Longevity Center

W. Andrew Achenbaum

in Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164429
eISBN:
9780231535328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164429.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter details Robert Butler's establishment of the International Longevity Center (ILC) at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1990. Butler's wide-ranging agenda at ILC built on priorities at ... More


New grandparents: older people in the family

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the family life stage of ‘grandparenthood’ and addresses topical questions about flows of help and support between older and younger generations, and the increasing ... More


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