INCG Blog Post: Homelessness in Later Life: Recognition and Redistribution?

Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Amanda Grenier, Director of the Gilbrea Centre, provides the latest blog post for the International Network for Critical Gerontology.

Amanda Grenier is an Associate Professor in the department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University. She is also the Gilbrea Chair in Aging and Mental Health and Director of the Gilbrea Centre for the Study of Aging. Her work explores the social constructs of aging and challenges taken-for-granted assumptions related to late life.

Learn more about the lack of recognition of homelessness among older people, and how homelessness in late life represents in many ways a failure of redistribution – or stated more clearly, a failure in meeting people’s needs across the life course and into late life.