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posted 07.19.2016
In late June, Kathy Greenlee announced she will leave her post at the end of July as Administrator of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker will become Acting... Read More
posted 07.18.2016
Have you saved the dates for the 2017 Aging in America Conference happening in Chicago, March 20-24? This infographic provides some fun facts and insightful stats about the annual ASA conference. Read More
posted 07.15.2016
If you work in the aging field, it’s likely you are familiar with adult protective services (APS) programs. APS programs exist in every U.S. county and state. Programs vary by state in location in government and specific populations served, but they all share the goal of investigating abuse,... Read More
posted 07.07.2016
The deadline to submit a proposal at submit at AiA17 was extended to July 15! Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A new guide for advance care planning discussions—nicknamed A REFLECTION—can help doctors address patients’ concerns, as they become more aware of their own cultural biases. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
Aging cuts across all 21st century public health concerns including bioterrorism, natural disasters, climate change and infectious diseases—but has the public health field come of  age?  Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important source of income for millions of people, yet it is not widely known about or understood. Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Home- and community-based service providers (CBO) are well-positioned to partner with the medical care sector. Success in forming and implementing these partnerships requires CBOs to adopt an outside-in business mindset. Read More
posted 07.01.2016
James Vandiver at age 80 emanates an energy matched only by his drive to help older adults and their families. He recently completed both online courses ASA offers in conjunction with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, and says he immediately put what he learned to use. Read More

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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Addressing Ageism in America Event Details
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