Spring 2021


About Generations Journal

Generations Journal is the quarterly journal of the American Society on Aging. Each issue is devoted to bringing together the most useful and current knowledge about a specific topic in the field of aging, with emphasis on practice, research, and policy.

As the World Turns: Care Management’s Continued Role in an Ever-Changing Delivery System

Our Guest Editors

Bob Applebaum
Bob Applebaum


Jennifer Heston-Mullins
Jennifer Heston-Mullins


A Note of Appreciation to Two Women with Vision and Passion
By Bob Applebaum

Remembering Rosalie A. Kane
By Howard B. Degenholtz, Keren Brown Wilson, Larry Polivka, and Susan C. Reinhard

A Tribute to Joan Litchfield Quinn (1937–2015)
By Molly Rees Gavin

The Core of Care Management

Care Management at 50: A Life Review
By Robert Applebaum

The Core Elements of Care Management
By Molly Rees Gavin

The Demographics of Care Management
By Holly Dabelko-Schoeny and Sara A. Moss-Pech

What Do We (Still) Need to Know About Long-term Care Management?
By Howard B. Degenholtz

A Day in the Life of a Care Manager—2020

Straight from the Source: Consumers’ Take on Care Management
By Jennifer Heston-Mullins

The Practice of Care Management

Care Managers and Families: Providing the Best Support
By Donna Benton

How Does Care Management Interface with Behavioral Health?
By Namkee G. Choi and Nancy L. Wilson

Care Management in a Managed Care World: Can They Work in Concert?
By Carrie L. Graham

Care Management in Residential Settings: Added Benefit or Unnecessary Duplication? 
By Jennifer Heston-Mullins and Athena Koumoutzis

Care Management and Self-direction: Are They Compatible?
By Kevin J. Mahoney, Ellen K. Mahoney and Susan Crisp

Future Directions for Care Management 

Care Management in a World of Many Cultures
By Norma Thomas and Raina Leon

The Role of Care Management in a Changing Healthcare System
By Bonnie Ewald and Robyn Golden

Care Management from the State Perspective: Issues, Challenges, and Improvements
By Sonya Sanders and Bea Rector

The Future of Care Management in the Aging Network: What Would Rosalie Say? 
By Richard Browdie and Larry Polivka