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Age differences in home computer availability and use.
TLDR
The lower rates of home computer availability and use exhibited by older persons may be accounted for by compositional characteristics negatively associated with availability and, to a lesser extent, use of computers, although unmeasured attitudes, experience, and support undoubtedly play a role. Expand
Ageism: Looking across the Margin in the New Millennium
Stereotypes out of synch with the aging of the population. Those familiar signs of aging, wrinkles, gray hair, hearing aids, or more consequential changes, fuel a kind of pejorative imagery orExpand
Considering life course concepts.
  • J. Hendricks
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series B…
  • 1 March 2012
TLDR
Alwin proffers a Baedeker's guide that will help focus the métier of social gerontologists as they attempt to make sense of the life course and makes a number of prime points and paves the way toward further conceptual development. Expand
Generations and the Generation of Theory in Social Gerontology
  • J. Hendricks
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of aging & human…
  • 1 July 1992
TLDR
Looking at theorizing as a career-related activity engaged in by scholars who are prone to the same demographic imperatives as other human beings is a way of shedding more light on the many uses of theory. Expand
New Dynamics in Old Age: Individual, Environmental and Societal Perspectives
This book was nurtured by the belief that the new dynamics of today's and tomorrow's aging has not yet been treated well in the gerontology literature. Several questions drove the choice of substanceExpand
Volunteerism and socioemotional selectivity in later life.
TLDR
Logistic age patterns of slowly increasing then relatively stable volunteer activity suggest that socioemotional selectivity processes are operative in the realm of voluntary activities. Expand
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