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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A new guide for advance care planning discussions—nicknamed A REFLECTION—can help doctors address patients’ concerns, as they become more aware of their own cultural biases. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
Aging cuts across all 21st century public health concerns including bioterrorism, natural disasters, climate change and infectious diseases—but has the public health field come of  age?  Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important source of income for millions of people, yet it is not widely known about or understood. Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Home- and community-based service providers (CBO) are well-positioned to partner with the medical care sector. Success in forming and implementing these partnerships requires CBOs to adopt an outside-in business mindset. Read More
posted 06.01.2016
Neumann is committed to changing how patients are treated at the end of life—especially those with limited resources. She is the author of a new book, The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America Read More
posted 06.01.2016
The world of healthcare is slowly acknowledging what community-based social service workers have known for decades—health happens at home. Read More
posted 05.25.2016
The greatest challenge to elders is not ageism, it is dysfunction in our political, ecological and economic systems.  Read More
posted 05.25.2016
While there are many candidates for America’s list of core historical values, scientific progress would be near the top of all lists.  Read More
posted 05.24.2016
We don’t have every answer for everything we might find, but if we don’t try, we won’t ever get to the answers that could save lives.  Read More

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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Addressing Ageism in America Event Details
2016 Florida Conference on Aging Event Details
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