Ken Dychtwald, PhD, President and CEO of AgeWave, addressing the 2012 Leadership Academy
Great leaders are not born with the skills they need to succeed, but they can develop that innate drive to have an impact on society and to pursue greatness. With the right tools and mentors they grow and develop into leaders who can inspire others and make a difference in the world.
Do you have what it takes to become a leader in the field of aging? Are you motivated to move up the career ladder? If you answer yes, ASA offers two programs that nurture potential leaders and provide the tools essential to success. See below for more information about ASA's leadership programs
ASA’s Leadership Academy was designed to prepare professionals in the field of aging for leadership positions and success in their careers. If you have a desire to build your leadership skills and to become one of the leaders whose effectiveness will directly impact the future of aging, consider enrolling in ASA’s Leadership Academy.
ASA’s New Ventures in Leadership Program, now in its 21st year, is the only leadership program designed exclusively for professionals from racial minority backgrounds who work in the field of aging. Through intensive training and networking opportunities, the program empowers leaders of color to make a difference in enhancing the lives of older adults in a changing world.
Every year ASA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations for their contributions to ASA, to the field of aging, and to older adults. Winners are recognized at the annual Aging in America Conference. Click here for more information.
The Fall 2014 issue of Generations addresses the complex topic of mental illness and substance use in older adults. Read More
With proper funding and increased advocacy, the ACA’s existing provisions for improved mental health care might be implemented to great... Read More