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Policy and Advocacy

Policy and Advocacy

ASA may not send staffers to Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of elders, but many organizations in our membership community certainly do. These advocates and stakeholders—many of them prominent policymakers in the aging services network—fill us in on a regular basis on their progress, whether it be fighting for elder justice, defending Social Security, supporting the beneficial policies embedded in the Affordable Care Act or pressuring a reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. Find the inside scoop on new policies affecting older adults and advocacy in the works here. And check often as the gears of government grind on: our members are there at the forefront to report on this complex landscape.  

 

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posted 12.11.2014
With proper funding and increased advocacy, the ACA’s existing provisions for improved mental health care might be implemented to great... Read More
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Elder abuse—in all of its forms—is an outrage against humanity. Read More
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$1.2 trillion. That’s the projected annual cost by 2050 of caring for Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s. Read More

Web Seminars

Ahead of the Curve: Improving Efficiency of Adult Protective Services in Texas Web Seminar Details
Pass It On: Older Adults, Fraud & the Federal Trade Commission Web Seminar Details

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Events

CNYGEC Elective: Definign & Dignifying Dementia and Associated Mental Health Disorder in Elders Event Details
2015 Aging in America Conference Event Details

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