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posted 08.19.2014
10 tips to help paint your organization into the big picture and internalize the “new longevity." Read More
posted 08.13.2014
The death of Robin Williams has put a spotlight on mental health, depression and suicide risk among baby boomers.  Read More
posted 08.11.2014
Full-time students who join ASA between August 11 and September 30, 2014 will be eligible to win a free flight on Southwest Airlines! Drawings will be held on September 1 and September 30 — So, join now and you'll have two chances to win!  Read More
posted 08.04.2014
Over the summer, for tens of thousands of low-income older adults and people with disabilities in California, the sight of a blue envelope in the mailbox signaled the beginning of a complete change in their healthcare services. Those envelopes contained a notice explaining how their enrollment in... Read More
posted 08.04.2014
Plenty of evidence—derived both from statistics and testimonies from older adults—clearly shows that this cohort would rather live at home than just about anywhere else. Aging in place sounds so easy: Just stay home, with no worries about selling your house,  moving or losing all... Read More
posted 07.31.2014
To shine a light on their stories, Caring Across Generations has just launched a new summer-long campaign called ThrowbackSummer. It’s kicking off with a contest called ThrowbackYearbook, and we’re joining in to encourage people to share stories of their grandparents and elders.... Read More
posted 07.29.2014
Older Americans can't wait any longer for Congress to reauthorize the Older Americans Act! You can help by taking 5 minutes to reach out to your Senator and Representative about the importance of the OAA to seniors in your state and district. Read More
posted 07.28.2014
Rural older adults often desire to age in place, yet few studies identify ways to improve aging in rural communities. A team of researchers at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina interviewed approximately 40 rural seniors about what actions they thought supported healthy aging in rural... Read More
posted 07.24.2014
With thanks to our sponsors and donors, we are able to offer EIGHT free web seminars in August, including up to 7 complimentary CEUs! Read More
posted 07.24.2014
This video was making the rounds on Facebook recently and here at ASA we couldn't help but be struck by what a terrific example it is of the benefits of aging in community! Read More

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Unlocking Doors across the Long-Term Services and Support Spectrum Event Details
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference Event Details
Working within Value-based Contracts to Support Community-Based Palliative Care: Challenges and Solutions in the Health System Environment Event Details