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- ISSN: 0714-9808 (Print), 1710-1107 (Online)
- Editor: and Dr Pierrette Gaudreau
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Call for Nominations and Applications
The Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement is seeking nominations or applications to fill several positions on the Editorial Board. These include: Health Sciences and Biological Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences and Social Policy and Practice Section Editors.
Appointment to the Editorial Board is normally for a four-year term. Nominations and applications are currently being accepted.
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The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Board of Governors is pleased to announce four new appointments to the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal on Aging including Dr. Pierrette Gaudreau (Editor-in-Chief), Dr. Brad Meisner (Book Reviews Editor), Dr. Laura Middleton (Health Sciences and Biological Sciences Editor) and Dr. Catherine Tong (Social Sciences Editor, who will work with continuing Social Sciences Editor, Dr. Deborah van den Hoonaard).
September Article of the Month
As Canada’s population continues to age, social isolation among older people has become a national-level priority. Much is known about individual-level risks and negative health outcomes and current definitions and program responses tend to rely on an individualized approach. The authors argue for an extended consideration of the social and cultural aspects of social isolation among older people, specifically temporal factors, spatial factors, and the relationship between social isolation and exclusion. Considering the impact of life course trajectories and more collective experiences may result in a more inclusive approach to social isolation in late life and the development of capacity to address social isolation among a wide range of older people, particularly the needs of vulnerable or marginalized groups.
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