This post was written by Tina Martin, an undergraduate student majoring in psychology and gerontology. Government Funded Agencies From the moment we inhale our first breath until the moment we exhale our last, we are aging. As we grow older in life, there are times we are more vulnerable to abuse and neglect. During these stages, we rely on certain agencies to protect us. … [Read more...] about Money Talks and It’s Telling Us Our Older Adults Are Not Worth Protecting
An Interview with Dan Malachowski of Baron Financial Group LLC. This post was written by Alexandra Badalamenti, and undergraduate student majoring in Gerontology and Psychology. Who is Dan Malachowski? Mr. Malachowski is a financial consultant at Baron Financial Group LLC., here in Springfield, Missouri. Mr. Malachowski has lived in Springfield his entire life and has … [Read more...] about Financial Planning for Younger Adults: What should YOU be doing now?
This post was written by Danielle Capone, an undergraduate majoring in both Gerontology and Psychology. Who is Dr. Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk? Dr. Dudash-Buskirk is a Communication professor at Missouri State University. Some of the classes she teaches include Rhetorical Theory, Political Communication, Social Movements, and Campaigns. Her educational background consists of … [Read more...] about Bridging Policy and Politics: Dr. Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk
This post was written by Tara Holcomb, undergraduate student majoring in both Gerontology and Psychology at Missouri State University. Who is Eric Greitens? Governor Eric Greitens took office as the 56th Governor of Missouri in January 2017 at the age 42. He and his wife, Sheena, have two young sons. He had no political experience before running for … [Read more...] about Governor Greitens’ Aging Policy (or lack thereof?)
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