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Aging/elderly incarcerated individuals

  • Managing Aging and Terminally Ill Inmates[Videoconference held on September 12, 2001]

    This program discusses Information regarding current policies and procedures and their impact on aging offenders and offenders with chronic and ter
  • Correctional Health Care: Addressing the Needs of Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Terminally Ill Inmates

    An exploratory report regarding the management of aging and infirm inmates is presented. Six chapters follow an executive summary:
  • Effectively Managing Aging and Geriatric Offenders [Satellite/Internet Broadcast held March 11, 2010]

    This 3-hour program will interest anyone dealing with geriatric offenders. Issues covered during this presentation include:
  • It’s About Time: Aging Prisoners, Increasing Costs, and Geriatric Release

    This report, “based upon a statutory review of geriatric release provisions...offers recommendations for responding to the disparities between geri
  • A Resource Pack for Working with Older Prisoners

    If you are involved with older inmates, you should read this publication.
  • Aging Prisoners: A Brief Report of Key Legal and Policy Dilemmas

    The problems surrounding the imprisonment of elderly offenders are examined.
  • Trauma, stress, grief, loss, and separation among older adults in prison: the protective role of coping on physical and mental wellness

    "Recent evidence suggests that older adults in prison experience a high level of adverse life experiences that can be categorized as trauma, stress
  • The High Costs of Low Risk: The Crisis of America's Aging Prison Population

    "The immense costs of incarceration have increasingly framed the conversation around reducing the prison population as a matter of fiscal responsib
  • Managing the Elderly in Corrections

    "The elderly offender is still treated as distinctly marginal and remains more or less peripheral to policy and advocacy within most correctional j
  • Losing Time: Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Behind Bars [Webinar]

    Dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, is difficult to detect in a population often afflicted with other mental illnesses and maladaptive social
  • Ageing in imprisonment - Summary report

    This report summarises the proceedings of the two-day meeting the ICRC organised in December 2016 on the needs of older prisoners.

  • Everywhere and Nowhere Compassionate Release in the States

    Compassionate release allows prisoners facing imminent death, advancing age, or debilitating medical conditions to secure early release when those

  • Exploring the Relationship Between Cumulative Trauma and Recidivism Among Older Adults: Does Race and Offense History Matter

    There is a dearth of knowledge on the role of cumulative trauma, stress, and minority oppression on recidivism among incarcerated elder population.

  • The Health of America’s Aging Prison Population

    Older incarcerated individuals comprise the fastest growing demographic in the US prison system.

  • The High Costs of Low Risk: The Crisis of America’s Aging Prison Population

    The population of a prison system is a function of the number of people who enter and how long they stay.

  • Aging Prison Populations Drive Up Costs

    This is the sixth analysis in a series examining how health care is funded and delivered in state-run prisons, as well as how care continuity is fa

  • U.S. Sentencing Commission Compassionate Release Data Report (2022)

    Pursuant to section 3582(c)(1)(A) of title 18, United States Code, courts are authorized to reduce a defendant’s term of imprisonment based on “ext

  • Supporting America’s Aging Prisoner Population

    The aging of the prison population has implications for the quality and type of services they receive in the correctional system, as well as for re

  • Causes of Aging in the Federal Prison Population and a Comparison to States

    The unremitting growth of older inmates in prison populations is one of the most pressing concerns in federal corrections today; however, empirical

  • The Impact of an Aging Inmate Population on the Federal Bureau of Prisons

    In September 2013, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) incarcerated 164,566 federal inmates in 119 BOP-managed institutions.