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Leadership in Aging

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

posted 02.22.2018
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society. Read More
posted 02.19.2018
“It’s an interest group of ASA, my national association – called The Network for Environments, Services and Technologies.” Smiling, he stated “Well that covers a lot of territory doesn’t it?” Read More
posted 02.02.2018
Following the Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality decision, many LGBT elders dared to believe that they could live out the remainder of their days in dignity, as full and equal citizens. Read More
posted 02.02.2018
Hurri­canes and wildfires have tested communities’ emergency readiness and ability to respond. The failure of these providers to be prepared, or to effectively implement procedures that would protect their frail, vulnerable populations, has resulted in serious health consequences,... Read More
posted 01.24.2018
Policies that limit immigration could worsen existing shortages of direct care workers across long-term-care settings. Read More
posted 01.16.2018
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener. Read More
posted 12.27.2017
The Leadership Institute (LI), which includes an annual five-day leadership development intensive held during the Aging in America (AiA) Conference, in 2017 graduated 52 participants—a   diverse group of new leaders in the field of aging. Aging Today recently spoke with three of... Read More
posted 11.27.2017
San Francisco’s Institute on Aging (IOA) began in 1985 as a nonprofit provid­ing multiple services to older adults, and is best known, locally, for its Friendship Line, a volunteer-staffed suicide preven­tion hotline serving older adults. Read More
posted 11.08.2017
But when the person is ready to go home, she will find that Medicare Part A won’t cover the stay because she was never formally admitted to the hospital. All ser­vices received will be billed separately un­der Part B, as if they had been delivered in a doctor’s office. Read More
posted 11.07.2017
Most people, especially baby boomers, who are at risk of having hepatitis C, don’t know it and don’t get tested for it. Most people who have HCV don’t know it because it usually doesn’t have noticeable symptoms for years. Many people don’t want to know about... Read More

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