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The time has come to reform end-of-life care and how we think about advanced illness. Learn More
Earn a certificate of completion from USC in a convenient and flexible online format. Learn More
Learn how improper medication management can jeopardize an older adult’s health and independence. Learn More
Trailing-edge boomers are the next wave of Medicare enrollees, and may be more likely to select Medicare Advantage (MA) products as they age into the program. Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 04.24.2017
Accessing needed vision and eye health care remains a major public health problem. In terms of direct medical costs, eye disorders rank fifth among the top eight chronic conditions, with the overall annual cost of vision problems in the U.S. calculated at $145 billion . Read More
posted 04.21.2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person- and family-centered care consistent with their goals and values. Read More

Forums

posted 04.17.2017
ASA Board member Jean Accius, who is Vice President, Long-Term Services and Support Group in the AARP Public Policy Institute, has authored a blog post about some of the unique challenges facing male caregivers. He writes, “A recent AARP Public Policy Institute report found that men represent... Read More
posted 02.14.2017
Family caregiving can have a major impact on one’s current and future financial situation. Read the new blog from AARP Public Policy Institute’s Lynn Friss Feinberg, immediate past Board Chair of ASA, to learn how much families spend on the out-of-pocket costs of caregiving, and which families are... 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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Events

Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada Event Details
RI Generations Awards Dinner and 10th Annual Person-Centered Care Symposium Event Details
2017 NASW Virtual Conference: "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details

Web Seminars

Seniors and Medication Management Web Seminar Details
New Medicare Enrollees: Opportunities for MA Plans and CBO Partnerships Web Seminar Details
Workplace Bullying: Supporting Mental Health Professionals in Their Work with Aging Targets Web Seminar Details