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Healthcare & Aging

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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 NetworkThe 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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posted 08.23.2016
When professionals can’t agree on what some terms mean, why are patients and caregivers expected to? Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Dementia patients are sent back and forth from nursing home to hospital all the time. Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Our current healthcare system for older adults and individuals with disabilities was built to provide acute medical care, but does not routinely... Read More

Web Seminars

A Promising Collaboration: Managed Care and Independent Living Web Seminar Details
Tapping Into New Payment and Delivery Models: An Innovative AAA-ACO Partnership to Improve Care and Reduce Costs Web Seminar Details
Supporting Families through Hospice and Palliative Care Web Seminar Details

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Events

USC Judith D. Tamkin Symposium on Elder Abuse Event Details
Fostering Innovation in Research on Aging Event Details

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