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Portacolone, Elena. In Press. Precariousness among older adults living alone in the United States. Journal of Aging Studies.

The Secrets of Older Americans Living Alone, Huffington Post

Six short stories on living alone in San Francisco

Portacolone, Elena. 2011. The myth of independence for older Americans living alone in the Bay Area of San Francisco: A critical reflection. Ageing and Society, (5).

Estes, Carroll and Elena Portacolone. 2009. Maggie Kuhn: Social Theorist of Radical Gerontology. International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy 29 (1&2), 15-25. Click here for publication with permission from International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy.

Phillipson, Chris, Carroll Estes, and Elena Portacolone. 2009. "Health And Development: The Role Of International Organizations In Population Ageing." in Health and Development: The Role of International Organizations edited by A. Gatti and D. Yack. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Klinenberg, Eric, Stacy Torres, and Elena Portacolone. 2012. "Aging Alone in America." Council on Contemporary Families.