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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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Healthcare & Aging

Physical Health

The United States’ healthcare system is a moving target topic: it’s consistently in the political crosshairs and it’s a complex landscape—hard for most everyone to grasp, including people who specialize in and work in the aging services network. But at ASA we have expert members weighing in on a regular basis about what’s going on with the Affordable Care Act, and what’s the latest when it comes to Medicare, Medicaid and those who are dually eligible for both. How are people working to fix transitions between hospital and home? How can we help elders manage their medications? Where are all the new doctors and nurses for our burgeoning aging populace going to come from? How can our country handle the expected number of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias? The issues of aging, and how elders will be cared for are huge, and we have a wealth of material on them—constantly updated material, as befits the fluidity of the subject

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

Healthcare and Aging Network: The Healthcare and Aging (HAN) is a professional community of individuals and organizations working to promote innovative, high-quality approaches to meeting the healthcare needs of older adults. The network facilitates information exchange and collaboration among policymakers, researchers and service providers.

 

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Web Seminars

Finding Gratitude and Positive Meaning in Family Caregiving Web Seminar Details
Cost-Modeling CBO Services for Healthcare Partnership Success Web Seminar Details
Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Web Seminar Details

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Events

RI Generations Awards Dinner and 10th Annual Person-Centered Care Symposium Event Details
2017 NASW Virtual Conference: "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details
2017 NASW Virtual Conference "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details

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