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posted 01.11.2017
The good news is that in recent years, the topic of caregiving has gotten more public attention than ever before. The bad news is that too many caregivers work in isolation with little recognition or support from others. Read More
posted 01.10.2017
We are facing serious challenges for providing an adequate and well-trained workforce in the long-term care community. One solution: Super volunteers. Read More
posted 01.08.2017
For NEST, this has been the year of co-design. We have tried to introduce ASA members to the idea that environments, services and technologies can be improved and innovated for a better fit with the lifestyles of older adults when older adults themselves are deeply involved with the... Read More
posted 01.05.2017
“Cultural Awareness in Dementia Care” is a unique effort to help aging network and healthcare providers with their outreach and service delivery to diverse ethnic and cultural communities. Read More
posted 12.19.2016
A large and diverse cross-section of older Americans, their caregivers, and the public at large are looking for greater control at the end of life, including—but not limited to—shortening an intolerable dying process. Read More
posted 12.09.2016
Intergenerational exchange about technology products reflects a new trend: one where older adults, who are typically thought of as late adopters of technology, are beginning to find that their opinions are valuable and sought after by tech inventors.  Read More
posted 12.09.2016
As ASA members are increasingly in the position to identify, recommend and implement technology-based solutions for clients, families and policymakers, it is incumbent upon us to stay abreast of the exciting benefits and challenges that technology-enabled solutions offer. Read More
posted 12.08.2016
The clinical workforce, including nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists, physical therapists and allied health workers, should be front and center on this issue. Read More
posted 12.06.2016
Throughout U.S. history, race has been one of the most important social stratification systems, putting African Americans at a substantial socioeconomic disadvantage throughout the life course. Read More
posted 12.06.2016
His wife of 50 years thought he was crazy. But when Jack jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet, attached to a skydiving instructor, it was the most thrilling thing he’d done in years—and one more item to scratch off of his bucket list. Read More

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