During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised not to cut Medicare.1 However, by supporting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it can be argued that President Trump may be indirectly supporting cuts to Medicare. Allow me to explain… So what does the Affordable Care Act have to do with Medicare anyways? Free Preventative Care The Affordable Care … [Read more...] about What does the Affordable Care Act have to do with Medicare?
My name is Landon Green and I am a junior here at Missouri State University double majoring in Psychology and Gerontology and minoring in General Business. I am writing this post to tell everyone about a class I took this semester, Psychology 354 or Gender Issues in Later Life. It is one of the many classes you can take in the Psychology and Gerontology double major program … [Read more...] about A Male Perspective on Taking Gender Issues in Later Life
Our guest writer today is a senior in psychology, Sydnie Weiler. This post details some of the things she learned about while taking Gender Issues in Later Life (PSY 354/GER 320) during the spring semester. There are many topics surrounding gender in today’s world, and everyone has something they need to say about it. Through classroom education, social media, and even our … [Read more...] about Gender and Aging: Why Should We Care?
This post was written by Joseph R. Holtmann, a senior majoring in psychology. This post describes his service learning experience while taking Aging and Identity through Literature and Film (PSY 309) this semester. Her name is Lucille. If you haven’t been around old people much outside your own family it may be difficult to relate. It can be fun, challenging, and at times … [Read more...] about Her Name is Lucille
Students currently enrolled in Gender Issues in Later Life (GER320/PSY354) worked in groups to create and present educational materials on topics relevant to gender in older adulthood at the Fearless Aging Expo hosted by Senior Foundation of the Ozarks last Saturday, May 6th from 9am-2pm. Student topics included: depression, domestic violence, heart disease, online dating, … [Read more...] about Service Learning at the Fearless Aging Expo!