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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
posted 11.05.2014
It’s time to stop. Throw away your preconceived notions about what it means to get older and the support we likely will need as we age. Read More
posted 11.05.2014
Elder abuse—in all of its forms—is an outrage against humanity. Read More
posted 11.03.2014
$1.2 trillion. That’s the projected annual cost by 2050 of caring for Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s. Read More
posted 11.03.2014
Paying for long-term services and supports (LTSS) continues to be one of the great financial risks facing Americans during retirement. The annual costs of care in a nursing home exceed $85,000, and homecare can cost upwards of $25,000 per year. Read More
posted 11.03.2014
In the context of Alzheimer’s care, Spirit and Science unite in this familiar prayer, informing us that acceptance is what research reveals to be the most healing balm for caregivers.  But, similar to all spiritual endeavors, acceptance involves a challenging journey. Read More
posted 10.21.2014
Here are 6 scary facts about aging and how ASA members are tackling them at the 2015 Aging in America Conference: Read More
posted 10.21.2014
Members of the American Society on Aging have a rich history of supporting students and emerging professionals.  Read More