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We are pleased to launch a new webpage featuring content developed for the National Aging and Disability Business Center. Check it out! Learn More
ASA is a member-driven, member-led organization whose committees and Board structure offer many opportunities for members to engage as volunteer leaders in the organization.... Learn More
Out of the shadows: Advocacy, activism, innovative work, policy and research advances in LGBT aging Learn More
ASA has been honoring the individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the lives of older adults for more than 40 years. Submit a nomination for one of the... Learn More


posted 08.23.2016
When professionals can’t agree on what some terms mean, why are patients and caregivers expected to? Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Dementia patients are sent back and forth from nursing home to hospital all the time. Read More


posted 07.19.2016
On July 15, 2016, the bipartisan 3000-member Elder Justice Coalition offered its strong support for the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S.3270) sponsored by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and introduced yesterday in the Senate. "This is one of the most comprehensive and meaningful... Read More
posted 04.15.2016
ASA has joined with 42 other member organizations in the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations in urging Congress to make the investments necessary to adequately support the recently reauthorized Older Americans Act. The LCAO has sent letters to the leadership of the House and Senate... Read More
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The SCAN Foundation is an independent public charity devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence. ASA is pleased to collaborate with the SCAN Foundation and other partners to support a new national integrated care initiative. View upcoming web seminars.


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