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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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A day in the life of an APS worker, preventing elder abuse, hospital observation can be pricey and a Hepatitis C alert. Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 01.19.2018
The In Focus Section of the January–February 2018 issue of Aging Today tackles the thorny and ever evolving issue of immigration, and its impact on citizens, documented and undocumented older adults, and elders cared for by immigrants. Read More
posted 01.19.2018
As many as one out of five Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries reportedly work in and-or are pursuing edu­cation in healthcare occupations such as home health aides and nursing assistants. Deportation fears can erode and threaten current and future... Read More

Forums

posted 12.21.2017
ASA is considering a return to using our online forum as a hub for news, discussions on policy and continued networking among the membership community. Read More
posted 11.07.2017
One strategy hospitals use to achieve better care is to form Patient and Family Advisory Councils to engage consumers in identifying what has gone well and what can be improved during a hospital stay. Read the new paper by AARP Public Policy Institute’s Lynn Friss Feinberg to learn how these... Read More

Partner Spotlight

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

ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Reaching and Serving Older Diverse and Isolated Elders, and Their Communities Event Details

Web Seminars

The Flourish Care Model: Utilizing the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) to Implement A Shared-Care Approach to Health Care for Older Adults Web Seminar Details
Overcoming Barriers: The Case for Enhancing Collaboration and Communication Between Medical and Community Settings Web Seminar Details
International Perspectives on Supporting People with Dementia and Caregivers Web Seminar Details