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ASA’s 60 Years in the Field of Aging: Looking Back, Leaning Forward

Tuesday, March 11 | 4:00–5:30 pm

Sponsored by 


Louis Colbert, MSW


Richard Browdie, MBA


David Casey


Jennie Chin Hansen, RN


Joanne Handy, RN


Gayle Shier, MSW

As the population lives longer, most will experience multiple chronic conditions that will impact the quality of individual independence and aging with dignity. Our challenge as a profession is to understand and embrace evolving approaches, services and products to assist a growing populous who will be challenged by limited resources. How will the national social fabric and culture be changed and adapt? What roles and responsibilities will be assumed by our profession? 

This session weaves a retrospective of the past 60 years into a fabric of predictions of a future abundant with great possibilities. The panelists will reflect on the promise to older adults to care for an aging society and offer predictions on where our multi-faceted and talented future leaders will find meaningful roles and work. Engage with our current and future leaders as they explore the future challenges of new services and structures; the diverse and empowered consumer; new roles for providers; and new leadership in the field.

Moderator: Louis Colbert, MSW, Vice President of Operations, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and Chair, ASA Board.

Presenters: Richard Browdie, MBA, President & CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging; David L. Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Diversity Officer, CVS Caremark; Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, President & CEO, American Geriatrics Society; Joanne Handy, RN, President & CEO, Leading Age California; Gayle Shier, MSW, Program Coordinator, Center for Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center.

Highlighted Session

A Reflection on ASA’s 60 Years
Tuesday, March 11 | 5:45–7:00 pm
 

Join our honored ASA past presidents and general session presenters to continue the dialogue on 60 years of past accomplishments in the field of aging and the roles ASA members have played in advancing our community work and advocacy. Together, let's continue the dialogue about where our professions are headed and how we will all play key roles as influencers in our communities.

 

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