Docking, R.E., & Stock, J. (Eds.). (2017). International handbook of positive aging (1st ed.). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315678757 Read Chapter 16 This chapter provides perspective about information technology (IT) and the impact on the future of positive aging. The use of technology could be instrumental in the advocacy movement.
Childs, J. (2020). Elder rights are not nesting dolls: An argument for an international elder rights convention. Journal of International Aging Law & Policy, 11, 141–170. This article provides a historical perspective about the topic of elder rights, and discusses the need to move forward with elder rights on an international scale. The authors discuss ways we can protect elder rights and advocate for older adults.
Debanjan Banerjee, Kiran Rabheru, Gabriel Ivbijaro, & Carlos Augusto de Mendonca Lima. (2021). Dignity of older persons with mental health conditions: Why should clinicians care? Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.774533 The authors of this article present valuable information about advocating for older adults living with mental illness. The concept of dignity and elder rights is discussed.
Edelstein, S., & Spurgeon, E. D. (2000). Fostering elder rights through innovative collaborations: A look at the partnerships in law and aging program. Clearinghouse Review, 34(5–6), 371–378. This article provides an overview of elder rights from a legal perspective. A discussion of barriers to accessing legal services and potential solutions is presented. This is important to review as advocacy is a multifaceted concept and may require collaboration with other disciplines.
Westwood, S. (2019). Ageing, diversity and equality: Social justice perspectives. Routledge. Read Chapter 19 This chapter introduces the topic of environment gerontology and addresses the topic of potential marginalization of older adults. This is an important aspect of advocacy.