Anne P. Glass, Ph.D., is internationally known as a leading researcher in the field of elder self-directed intentional communities. She is especially interested in the potential for older adults to provide mutual support and age better together, and how communities can facilitate this process. She is an Associate Professor and the Associate Director of the Institute of Gerontology in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia. Visit her Web site at


Aging Better Together

Many older people are happily ensconced in a network of family and friends and meaningful activities and have all the support that they will need to help them deal with whatever the future holds. For others, however, especially those without close family, the aging process can be frightening if they see themselves walking that path alone...

Summer 2012 Issue

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