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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. 


Networking and Special Events

Inspiration doesn't just happen in breakout sessions; there are many exciting opportunities at AiA16 to connect with nearly 3,000 peers and thought leaders who, like you, are dedicated to working to improve the quality of life for older adults.

We have lots of fun opportunities planned for you to  mix, mingle, and meet with acclaimed speakers and passionate attendees. And, trust us, you won't want to miss this year's final night reception!

Join us for any or all of the following events:

ASA’s Constituent Group Programs

ASA’s Constituent Group Programs are multi-session programs within the conference that are organized around a specific topic. You can attend the entire program or individual sessions. They are included in your registration fee and do not require pre-registration.

Collaborating Organization Programs

Collaborating Organization Programs are offered by other organizations in partnership with ASA.Click below to learn more the programs presented by collaborating organizations at the 2014 Aging in America Conference

8th Annual National Conference for Caregiving Coalitions
Wednesday, March 12 | 8:00 am–1:00 pm
Presented by National Alliance for Caregiving
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Training to Teach Brain Health: A Facilitator Certification Program for Promoting Brain Wellness

Thursday, March 8, 2012

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

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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Embracing the Journey: End of Life Resource Fair Event Details