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posted 03.27.2015
On Thursday morning  AIA15 attendees gathered together for the final general session of the 2015 Aging in America Conference. Sponsored by AARP, the session was a great finale to a week of sharing ideas, policies, lessons learned and research findings in the interest of improving the quality... Read More
posted 03.26.2015
At the halfway point of the AiA15, no one is showing any signs of slowing down. Wednesday morning’s general session started with a moving tribute to the men and women who served and worked through World War II, with special guests that included Elinor Otto who, at 95, was an original "... Read More
posted 03.26.2015
Only person-centered care can work for those with dementia—an intensely personal disease. Read More
posted 03.25.2015
The hallways of the Hyatt Regency Chicago were buzzing with energy as the AiA15 conference community came together for the second day of the 2015 Aging in America Conference. With sessions throughout the day covering a breadth of issues and topics, attendees had plenty of sessions to choose from.... Read More
posted 03.24.2015
Neither rain nor sleet nor snow can stop ASA Members. Throughout the day we heard from folks from across the country who’s flights were delayed or canceled because of springtime snow showers but the tweets, posts on the AiA15 app, and on Facebook were remarkable in their humor, patience and... Read More
posted 03.19.2015
I am so excited to be attending the Aging in America Conference! It’s such a wonderful week of learning and connecting with everyone focused on making the aging journey a positive one. At AGE of Central Texas we believe that “Aging is a shared journey of triumph”, and that... Read More
posted 03.19.2015
The 2015 Aging in America Conference is coming closer and I hope that you can join us in Chicago. I am thrilled to present to you the program that the LEARN council designed, which will all take place on Thursday, March 26, under the sobriquet Creativity and Expression Are Essential Components... Read More
posted 03.16.2015
The theme for the NEST block of four sessions scheduled on Tuesday, March 24 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm is “Inclusive Approaches for Engaging and Serving Older Adults.”  Read More
posted 03.16.2015
Almost 40 percent of elderly American Indians and Alaska Natives describe their overall health status as “fair” or “poor,” which is considerably higher than the rate (26 percent) reported among the overall U.S. population ages 65 and older. Read More
posted 03.13.2015
For those of us in the elder care field, aging in place should be a top priority for those we serve. Read More