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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 02.03.2016
The voices of individual elders are at the heart of these advocates’ daily work, and their records of accomplishment demonstrate clearly how older Americans, working with advocates, can successfully shape the policymaking process for the common good.  Read More
posted 02.01.2016
The current model of healthcare and aging services was built for a very different time and place. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Advocates who are attuned to the nation’s demographic shifts can also take advantage of digital shifts, using the power social media affords to shape the public conversation.  Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Advocacy can be—and often is—a messy business. It is not for the faint of heart and it can’t be half-hearted. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Statewide publicity of a tragic failure resulted in a call for  LTC reform from newspaper editors, consumers and California’s legislators. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
The LTCOP, mandated in 1978 under the Older Americans Act, is designed to provide independent oversight over the quality of care in LTC facilities by advocating for residents’ health, safety, welfare and rights. Read More
posted 01.14.2016
Those who seek to pit generations against each other refuse to recognize the interconnectedness of all generations. Read More
posted 12.07.2015
At the core of ASA’s mission is the intention to be an essential resource that cultivates leadership, advances knowledge and strengthens the skills of its members, to help them better serve elders, thus improving their quality of life. Read More
posted 11.23.2015
An inspiration to help older adults get around came to Bob Carr and his wife, Anne, as they parked for an exercise class at the YMCA one day in Atlanta. Read More

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