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Social Work with Older Adults & Families





This guide was designed to help you get started with research on older adults and families. Please see my contact information in the box on the right and feel free to reach out to me if I can help you with any aspect of your research.


Featured Books

Featured Videos



Gen Silent is a moving documentary film exploring the unique struggles of LGBT Older Adults.

Find it in the Social Work Library! 

Call Number: HQ76.27.O44 G46 2011 




The first season of filmmaker/provocateur Morgan Spurlock's "30 Days", a television program in which average Americans choose to live a different lifestyle for 30 days in order to better understand different cultures.  Episode 2 "Anti-aging" features perspectives related to aging in America.

Find it in the Social Work Library! 

Call Number: PN1992.77 .A13 2006 


For questions, please contact Hannah Ha at or 617-552-3234

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