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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 07.02.2015
Tim Hayes met his first horse at age 48. Two decades later, he travels the country giving clinics in natural horsemanship and demonstrating the unique connection humans share with horses and how it can salve spirits and ease troubled minds. Read More
posted 07.01.2015
The only three National Resource Centers (NRC) in the United States focused on aging Native populations are the 2015 ASA Network on Multicultural Aging (NOMA) Award winners.  Read More
posted 07.01.2015
Even as end-of-life planning gains favor with more Americans, African-Americans, research shows, remain very skeptical of options like hospice and advance directives. The result can mean more aggressive, painful care at the end of life that prolongs suffering.  Read More
posted 06.30.2015
Although research shows that intimacy and companionship relate positively to residents’ sense of independence, help facilitate good physical and mental health functioning and combat loneliness, such settings rarely promote or encourage such relationships between residents.  Read More
posted 06.29.2015
I found a purpose that had not been in any life plan or on any list of goals, but one that evolved out of personal experience, research and passion: It was clear that the aging of the baby boomers was and is creating innumerable crises that need immediate attention—and I needed and... Read More
posted 06.29.2015
In June 2014, the Obama administration nominated Carolyn W. Colvin to head the Social Security Administration (SSA). She has been serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, and, in August 2015, she will be on hand to observe the agency’s 80th anniversary.  Read More
posted 06.29.2015
Ten years ago, I experienced a stunning revelation. By then, I had spent 25 years as a gerontologist. I was professionally occupied with all things aging. Read More
posted 06.15.2015
We as Baby Boomers and elders have just begun to speak out loud about older-age sexuality, and we owe it to our generation (and those following us) to keep talking. Read More
posted 05.09.2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued new rules designed to ensure that the services provided are targeted to individuals’ needs and preferences. Read More
posted 05.08.2015
Changes in coordination of care among different professional disciplines create opportunities to recognize family caregivers as essential members of healthcare teams. Read More

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