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posted 12.22.2014
The needs of family caregivers and the caregiving challenges facing the healthcare workforce in the face of the growing aging population raise big questions. Read More
posted 12.12.2014
The Fall 2014 issue of Generations addresses the complex topic of mental illness and substance use in older adults. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
With proper funding and increased advocacy, the ACA’s existing provisions for improved mental health care might be implemented to great effect. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
Between the ACA, innovative strategies to create a new type of workforce, and technology, we have a chance to redesign healthcare to adequately address physical and mental health. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
As the world’s population of older adults rapidly increases, more and more in this cohort will seek mental health care. Prevention is a promising approach to lower overall disease burden. Read More
posted 12.08.2014
What can professionals who work with older adults do to help their clients and their clients’ caregivers during the holidays (and all the time) to help manage stress, and enjoy the season? Here are three places to start... Read More
posted 12.08.2014
The 2015 ASA Leadership Institute prepares the next generation of leaders to face the challenges and opportunities of our diverse, aging society Read More
posted 11.17.2014
Speaking with neurologist Adam Gazzaley is akin to running behind an experienced trail racer—they’re always around the next bend and out of sight before you’ve managed to catch your breath. Or as Gazzaley puts it, “I do tend to work pretty intensely.” Read More
posted 11.13.2014
We are pleased to announce the election of 12 new or re-elected members to its Board of Directors. The individuals were chosen based upon their valuable contributions to the field of aging and their strong commitment to ASA's mission and values. Read More
posted 11.10.2014
Joan Lunden has concentrated on her passion, which is health, and focused on helping families and women with shows like “Health Corner” and “Taking Care with Joan Lunden,” a series on caregiving. Lunden was a longdistance caregiver for her mother until... Read More