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The Sept/Oct 2014 issue of ASA's Aging Today looks at today's retirement landscape; facial recognition and aging, the dangers of DNRs, and more...  Learn More
Full-time students who join ASA between August 11 and September 30, 2014 will be eligible to win a free flight on Southwest Airlines! Learn More
Join us on Wednesday, September 17 for "Creating Age-Friendly Communities," sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care and earn CEUs at no charge! Learn More
We are accepting nominations for the 2015 ASA Awards to recognize those doing amazing things to make an impact on the lives of older adults. Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 09.10.2014
Participants of the ASA Leadership Institute are taught how to lead multicultural, inclusive teams of professionals, work across silos and around barriers, and give their careers a boost by acquiring mentors, coordinating projects and expanding their professional networks. Read More
posted 09.09.2014
In this series profiling ASA leadership program alumni, ASA's AgeBlog asked Sheena Jaffer a few questions about her interests, goals and the roles that mentorship has played in her career development. Read More

Forums

posted 07.01.2014
On June 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Carolyn Watts Colvin as Commissioner of Social Security. President Obama said, “I am grateful for Carolyn’s past service in various roles at the Social Security Administration, and I am confident that she will... Read More
posted 05.13.2014
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has released a new report, “Cost of Care: Quantifying Care-Centered Provisions of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease.” The report finds that implementation of several action steps in the national Alzheimer’s... Read More
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Partner Spotlight

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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Events

Unlocking Doors across the Long-Term Services and Support Spectrum Event Details
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference Event Details
Working within Value-based Contracts to Support Community-Based Palliative Care: Challenges and Solutions in the Health System Environment Event Details