National Family Caregivers Month is November, an ideal time to honor and thank caregivers who provide support to our nation’s aging or disabled loved ones.
Where and when will the 2017 Aging in America conference take place?
The 2017 Aging in America conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 151 E. Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago from March 20 to March 24, 2017. Click here for more info.
When can I register for the 2017 Aging in America Conference?
Two New Opportunities to Earn a Certificate of Completion in a Flexible Online Format
ASA and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology introduce two new five-week online educational courses on elder mistreatment offered exclusively to ASA members.
The University of Southern California is home to the oldest and largest school of gerontology in the world—the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. ASA and USC have joined forces to offer an opportunity—exclusively available to ASA members—to earn a certificate of completion from USC in a convenient and flexible online format.
Starting in 2017, ASA/USC online courses are eligible for 10 CEUs from the list of approved accreditation providers below. If your state or national accreditation provider is not listed, please verify with that provider or certifying association regarding acceptance of one of the providers listed below before applying for CEUs. Please check below for notes or exceptions related to providers.
By C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg. Oxford University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-19-937169-3.
Reviewed by Joshua Berrett
With aging comes inevitable change. I believe quality of life, well-being, level of satisfaction with life, positive health outcomes, and outcomes in several aspects heavily depend on individual ability to embrace and approach change in a positive, productive manner. I believe having a mental advantage—knowing how to maintain positive thinking above negative, challenging circumstances—improves likelihood for positive change and healing in life.
Please keep the following payment and cancellation policies in mind when completing the registration process for ASA's Aging in America Conference. By completing a registration or submitting a registration order to our staff, you confirm your consent with these policies.
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