ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

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Enroll now in this 5-week online program beginning August 10 and earn a certificate of completion in the Fundamentals of Gerontology from USC and ASA. Learn More
Nominations for 2016 Volunteer Leadership Opportunities are now open! Applications for committees and councils will be accepted through July 31 2015. Learn More
This free web seminar is part of the “Aging and Retirement: A Generational Perspective” Series, sponsored by Genworth and includes complimentary CEUs. Learn More
Submit a nomination for the 2016 ASA Awards which recognize individuals, programs and organizations for their contributions to the field of aging and the ASA community. Learn More


posted 07.29.2015
I see a world of possibilities and opportunities for many of those 50-plus who want to stay active, earn money, and “give back,” contributing their lifelong skill and knowledge to the human community in a meaningful way.   Read More
posted 07.21.2015
I hope Lena Dunham views this as the compliment it’s meant to be: I’d like to appoint her the unofficial spokesperson for cognitive aging. Read More


posted 07.21.2015
The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on the need to accelerate the pace of change for caregiving families.  Despite some recent policy advances at the federal and state levels, more needs to be done to adapt to the changing and more complex care needs of family... Read More
posted 07.20.2015
The Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting comments, and will be hosting 12 listening sessions, on newly-released draft voluntary guidelines for Adult Protective Services (APS) systems.  ACL envisions a comprehensive,... Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series beginning 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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Long Term Care And Caregiving - The Prevalent Social Issues Facing All Generations Web Seminar Details
Senior Sensitivity Training – An Intergenerational Approach to Compassion and Awareness of the Aging Process Web Seminar Details
Home Safety for Seniors Web Seminar Details