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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. 

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34th Annual Adult Protective Services Conference

Event Date: 
10.03.2017 (All day) - 10.06.2017 (All day)
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Event Location
Address 1: 
7355 Padre Blvd.
City: 
South Padre Island
State: 
TEXAS
Zip: 
78597
Short Description: 

34th Annual Texas Adult Protective Services Conference

Full Description: 

Join us in protecting the unprotected... with purpose, passion and persistence!

Please join us at the 34th Adult Protective Services (APS) Conference in South Padre Island, Texas on October 3-6, 2017. The annual event hosted by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services brings together over 500 people to learn from more than 50 workshops presented by top professionals from all over the world. This conference attracts bankers, lawyers, social workers, nurses, doctors, law enforcement, insurance investigators, counselors, home health agencies, and of course, Adult Protective Service staff. With a history of attendance from almost every state in the U.S., this is no local conference! The APS Conference will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Centre at 7355 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597. Six conference hotels in close proximity to the convention center are offering a $91 per night conference rate.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by ASA’s Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Love, in Retrospect

posted 08.07.2017

By Amanda Smith Barusch

I was 12 years old during the Summer of Love, with a pixie haircut, a best friend, and a horse that I rode in the hills. My parents, my brother, and I watched the 6 p.m. news on television. Flower children kissed and danced in the streets of San Francisco, while Walter Cronkite’s deep voice explained what it all meant. Five decades later, we still wonder what it all meant—and whether the Summer of Love changed anything. (Author’s personal reflections)


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The Age of Anti-Aging: Media Hype and the Myth of the Ageless Baby Boomer

posted 08.07.2017

By Paul Kleyman

As a journalist, my perspective on aging is somewhat unusual, in that in 1972, when I began writing my book, Senior Power: Growing Old Rebelliously (1974), I believed I’d somehow found my way to the cutting edge of a new frontier in the movement for social justice. Opposing ageism was a cause I was sure everyone would see manifest in their morning mirrors. Until that period, few in the “Movement” had taken old age very seriously, especially as a looming issue of inequality.


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Managing LTSS Services to Help Seniors Age in Place

posted 07.27.2017

Managing LTSS Services to Help Seniors Age in Place

By Amy Herr

Introduction

Multidisciplinary Team Approach and the Educated Consumer

posted 07.27.2017

By Judy Rough

Multidisciplinary care is an integrated team approach to healthcare. The evaluation of treatment options and treatment planning are collaborative processes involving medical and allied healthcare professionals in concertation with the patient and the patient's family.

Healthcare consistently uses this method. Using a multidisciplinary team approach when professionals are working with older adults and their families has significant advantages on the consumer side as well as the professional side.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by ASA’s Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by ASA’s Mental Health and Aging Network (MHAN)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

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