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ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

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Aging populations are becoming more diverse in terms of color, culture, identity, disability, and socio-economic standing. As a result, the need for culturally competent professionals and businesses that serve and provide products for older adults is increasingly important.

ASA has always focused on multiculturalism and diversity. Members and non-members alike cite ASA as leading the field in the education and training that addresses cultural awareness, sensitivity, relevance, and appropriateness in serving and providing products for older adults.

By fostering a diverse and inclusive community, ASA will ensure that its education, training and publishing programs remain culturally relevant.  Through the contributions of the LAIN and NOMA constituent groups and the New Ventures in Leadership program, ASA is able to share best practices and new innovations with a national audience.

We invite you to browse the articles on our blog, join the discussion forums, and explore our resources to learn about how ASA seeks to fulfill its commitment to inclusion and multicultural perspectives in its programming.


 

 

AgeBlog

posted on 02.08.2016

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posted on 02.08.2016

People who identify as transgender later in life often demonstrate great resilience in their ability to reconstruct their identity.   Read More