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Monthly Archive (Caregiving)

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 06.29.2016
The invisibility of LGBT older adults is being challenged by cross-generational efforts to transform society through interventions that embrace kin, caregivers, and communities. Read More
posted 06.08.2016
Our new labor market requires stakeholders begin to compete for direct care workers through higher pay, benefits, predictable hours, training, and support. Read More
posted 05.10.2016
What do we have to show for the eight years since the IOM’s critical report, and how can we foment more rapid change? Read More
posted 05.10.2016
EWA is working to build a strong eldercare workforce—and improve the quality of life for older adults. Read More
posted 05.10.2016
Charting the progress of much-needed funding streams to support education, training, and development of America’s eldercare workforce. Read More
posted 05.10.2016
There are challenges to online learning, but this approach can help prepare America’s new eldercare workforce. Read More
posted 05.05.2016
Scope of practice and other systems-level factors weigh into providing high value and high-quality care for older adults. Read More
posted 05.04.2016
America desperately needs trained professionals qualified to treat elders. Why haven’t we committed adequate resources to develop an eldercare workforce? Read More
posted 02.19.2016
In 2015, Anne Tumlinson launched the blog Daughterhood because she saw a huge need to connect family caregivers to information that would help them help their parents. Read More

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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Addressing Ageism in America Event Details
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