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Aging in Community

Membership Directory

Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.

Is there a good way for my clients to plan for an event like Super Storm Sandy? What’s the latest smart growth model or in-home technology, and are there samples I could visit near my community? Where’s the closest senior center offering an up-to-date cognitive fitness programs? These subjects all fall under the heading Aging in the Community, and on this site we aim to keep our members up-to-date on the newest models for aging in place, as well as the news and research on home- and community-based programs and other topics related to Aging in Community. Check back regularly for updates. 


Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars. 


Senior Nutrition and Mealtime

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Research and Practice Partnerships in Program Evaluation

Thursday, February 2, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain
2:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Best Practices in Cognitive Fitness for Adults 40+

Thursday, January 19, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Brain Health Fairs for Older Adults: Bringing the Experience of Better Brain Health Habits to Your Community

Thursday, January 12, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Celebrates Their 1st Anniversary

posted 11.16.2011

October 12, 2010 marked the official launch of our country's first-ever National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. A year later, The National Resource Center has gathered all the statistics, read all of the reports and taken a moment to reflect on all that they have accomplished.

Artfully Composing a Life: A Conversation with Mary Catherine Bateson

posted 11.09.2011

Interview by Barbara Meltzer

Writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson, daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, is the author of six books, including her most recent Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom (Knopf, 2010). For more information about Bateson, visit

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November is National Family Caregiver Month

posted 10.27.2011

Let’s survey the caregiving facts:

More than 65 million people in the United States provide care for chronically ill, disabled or aged family members or friends during any given year.

Those 65 million people spend 20 hours a week providing that care.

That care is valued at $375 billion a year, which is almost twice as much as is spent on homecare and nursing home services combined.

Assessing Interest in LGBT Cultural Competency Training

posted 10.19.2011

‘Ready to Serve’ Study Results

This study provides the first snapshot of the Aging Network’s experience with and readiness to serve LGBT older adults. Here are some of its findings:

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