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Learn how you can make a difference while examining your potential and growing as a leader at the 2015 ASA Leadership Institute. Learn More
In the Nov-Dec 2014 Issue: A look at long-term care: costs, issues of elder abuse, LTC insurance does a disappearing act and the impacts of Alzheimer’s. Learn More


posted 11.17.2014
Speaking with neurologist Adam Gazzaley is akin to running behind an experienced trail racer—they’re always around the next bend and out of sight before you’ve managed to catch your breath. Or as Gazzaley puts it, “I do tend to work pretty intensely.” Read More
posted 11.13.2014
We are pleased to announce the election of 12 new or re-elected members to its Board of Directors. The individuals were chosen based upon their valuable contributions to the field of aging and their strong commitment to ASA's mission and values. Read More


posted 10.15.2014
White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Executive Director Nora Super has announced the launch of the WHCOA website, where you’re encouraged to visit to get updates on conference activities and to stay involved with conference planning. Ms. Super also has a blog on the site. Read More
posted 10.03.2014
The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on adult day services (ADS) by ASA Board Chair, Lynn Friss Feinberg, who writes that that ADS provides supportive services for both the adult with functional limitations and their family caregiver. With more consumers rejecting nursing... Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series in 2014. Grantmakers in Aging is a national catalyst for philanthropy dedicated to improving the experience of aging. The “Conversations with GIA” series offers a host of engaging topics relevant to all aging professionals, from senior housing and the transformational power of the arts to hunger in America and economic security in older age. View upcoming web seminars.


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