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Editors' Choice Articles

The editors have selected their choice articles from those published in The Gerontologist . These represent papers that the editors see as providing an especially significant contribution to the field of gerontology.

The editors' choice articles will be freely available online to read.

Is Gerontology in Crisis?
Rachel Pruchno, Barbara J. Bowers, Nicholas G. Castle, Judith G. Gonyea, Helen Kivnick, Suzanne Meeks, and John B. Williamson
Volume 55, Issue 6, December 2015

Cognitive, Emotional, and Social Benefits of Regular Musical Activities in Early Dementia: Randomized Controlled Study
Teppo Särkämö, Mari Tervaniemi, Sari Laitinen, Ava Numminen, Merja Kurki, Julene K. Johnson, and Pekka Rantanen
Volume 54, Issue 4, August 2014

Willingness to Pay for Quality of Life Technologies to Enhance Independent Functioning Among Baby Boomers and the Elderly Adults
Richard Schulz, Scott R. Beach, Judith T. Matthews, Karen Courtney, Annette Devito Dabbs, Laurel Person Mecca, and Steadman Scott Sankey
Volume 54, Issue 3, June 2014

Facebook as a Site for Negative Age Stereotypes
Becca R. Levy, Pil H. Chung, Talya Bedford, and Kristina Navrazhina
Volume 54, Issue 2, April 2014

Remembering Our Roots: A Recipe for the Future
Rachel Pruchno
Volume 54, Issue 1, February 2014

Exercising Control: Exercise Intention and Perceived Constraints in Older Adults With Osteoarthritis
Kelly A. Cotter and Aurora M. Sherman
Volume 53, Issue 6, December 2013

Pathways From Religion to Advance Care Planning: Beliefs About Control Over Length of Life and End-of-Life Values
Melissa M. Garrido, Ellen L. Idler, Howard Leventhal, and Deborah Carr
Volume 53, Issue 5, October 2013

The Physical and Mental Health of Lesbian, Gay Male, and Bisexual (LGB) Older Adults: The Role of Key Health Indicators and Risk and Protective Factors
Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Charles A. Emlet, Hyun-Jun Kim, Anna Muraco, Elena A. Erosheva, Jayn Goldsen, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis
Volume 53, Issue 4, August 2013

Hospital Readmission Among Older Adults Who Return Home With Unmet Need for ADL Disability
Glen DePalma, Huiping Xu, Kenneth E. Covinsky, Bruce A. Craig, Eric Stallard, Joseph Thomas III, and Laura P. Sands
Volume 53, Issue 3, June 2013

Reclaiming Joy: Pilot Evaluation of a Mental Health Peer Support Program for Older Adults Who Receive Medicaid
Rosemary K. Chapin, Julie F. Sergeant, Sarah Landry, Skye N. Leedahl, Roxanne Rachlin, Terry Koenig, and Annette Graham
Volume 53, Issue 2, April 2013

The Influence of Unpaid Work on the Transition Out of Full-Time Paid Work
Dawn C. Carr and Ben Lennox Kail
Volume 53, Issue 1, February 2013

The BRIGHTEN Program: Implementation and Evaluation of a Program to Bridge Resources of an Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Team via Electronic Networking
Erin E. Emery, Stan Lapidos, Amy R. Eisenstein, Iulia I. Ivan, and Robyn L. Golden
Volume 52, Issue 6, December 2012

How Are the Costs of Care for Medical Falls Distributed? The Costs of Medical Falls by Component of Cost, Timing, and Injury Severity
Alex A. Bohl, Elizabeth A. Phelan, Paul A. Fishman, and Jeffrey R. Harris
Volume 52, Issue 5, October 2012

Forget Me Not: Dementia in Prison
Tina Maschi, Jung Kwak, Eunjeong Ko, and Mary B. Morrissey
Volume 52, Issue 4, August 2012

The Meaning of “Aging in Place” to Older People
Janine L. Wiles, Annette Leibing, Nancy Guberman, Jeanne Reeve, and Ruth E. S. Allen
Volume 52, Issue 3, June 2012

Not Your Mother’s Old Age: Baby Boomers at Age 65
Rachel Pruchno
Volume 52, Issue 2, April 2012

Childhood Misfortune as a Threat to Successful Aging: Avoiding Disease
Markus H. Schafer and Kenneth F. Ferraro
Volume 52, Issue 1, February 2012

Physical Activity and Older Adults: Expert Consensus for a New Research Agenda
Susan L. Hughes, Katherine H. Leith, David X. Marquez, Gwen Moni, Huong Q. Nguyen, Pankaja Desai, and Dina L. Jones
Volume 51, Issue 6, December 2011

Marketplace of Memory: What the Brain Fitness Technology Industry Says About Us and How We Can Do Better
Daniel R. George and Peter J. Whitehouse
Volume 51, Issue 5, October 2011

Japan: Super-Aging Society Preparing for the Future
Naoko Muramatsu and Hiroko Akiyama
Volume 51, Issue 4, August 2011
from the International Spotlight section

The Impact of Feedback on Self-rated Driving Ability and Driving Self-regulation Among Older Adults
Michelle L. Ackerman, Michael Crowe, David E. Vance, Virginia G. Wadley, Cynthia Owsley, and Karlene K. Ball
Volume 51, Issue 3, June 2011

The Fun Culture in Seniors’ Online Communities
Galit Nimrod
Volume 51, Issue 2, April 2011

Grandmothers and Caregiving to Grandchildren: Continuity, Change, and Outcomes Over 24 Months
Carol M. Musil, Nahida L. Gordon, Camille B. Warner, Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, Theresa Standing, and May Wykle
Volume 51, Issue 1, February 2011

50th Anniversary Articles

On Being Very, Very Old: An Insider's Perspective
Elaine M. Brody
Volume 50, Issue 1, February 2010

2008 Kent Award Lecture: An Historian Interprets the Future of Gerontology
W. Andrew Achenbaum
Volume 50, Issue 2, April 2010

A World Apart? Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Applied Social Gerontology
Jon Hendricks, Robert Applebaum, and Suzanne Kunkel
Volume 50, Issue 3, June 2010

What Is Nursing Home Quality and How Is It Measured?
Nicholas G. Castle and Jamie C. Ferguson
Volume 50, Issue 4, August 2010

From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict?
Robert H. Binstock
Volume 50, Issue 5, October 2010

Gender Relations and Applied Research on Aging
Toni Calasanti
Volume 50, Issue 6, December 2010

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