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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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Leadership in Aging

The aging services industry needs good leaders in order to keep pace with America’s shifting demographics. ASA’s key goal is to support and enhance the knowledge and skills of people who work to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families, and we fulfill this goal by developing and mentoring members’ leadership skills and growth. Our fast-track Leadership Academy supports those already in a rewarding career, but who are seeking leadership positions. And the two-decades old New Ventures in Leadership program supports leaders of color. The leadership landing page is an especially useful resource that gives information about those dynamic programs, while featuring stories and webinar content on careers in aging, re-careering in other directions, mentoring and its many benefits, staff development, and more.

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

 

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posted 04.21.2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person-... Read More
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Advice on improving Medicare and a potential future path for the ACA, from a researcher behind Medicare’s creation. Read More
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“This was my first ASA conference and I loved it! Met some great folks and learned some good information. Can’t wait until next year.... Read More

Web Seminars

Truth in Treatment: Expanding End-of-Life Choice and Care Through Patient Empowerment Web Seminar Details
Using BRFSS Data from the Cognitive Decline and Caregiver Modules for Action Web Seminar Details
Advocacy In Motion: How to Get (and Stay) Involved Web Seminar Details

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Events

Advocating for Older Adult Issues: Approaches to Communicating & Organizing Event Details
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

Membership Directory

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