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posted 01.19.2017
ASA Board Chair Bob Blancato, who is president of Matz, Blancato & Associates in Washington D.C. as well as a current AARP Board member, has an article on The Huffington Post concerning the new issue of ASA’s journal, Generations. The issue covers a comprehensive range of policy matters... Read More
posted 09.06.2017
The American Society on Aging today deplored yesterday’s announcement by the Department of Justice of an intention to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a move that potentially places nearly 1,000,000 individuals currently living in the United States at risk of... Read More
posted 09.25.2013
The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee of the U.S. Senate will be marking up the 2013 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act on October 2. A new draft of the legislation can be downloaded here. Have an opinion about the legislation, or the impact of the OAA? We hope you... Read More
posted 09.10.2013
ASA is one of more than 325 national, state and local organizations to have signed on to a recent letter (PDF) to the Congressional Tri-Caucus (comprising the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus), applauding their... Read More
posted 06.05.2013
ASA has joined numerous other national aging organizations within the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) to to support the legislation introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to reauthorize and improve upon the landmark Older Americans Act, initially passed in 1965 as one of the... Read More
posted 05.16.2013
Robin Barr, Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Division of Extramural Activities, has just launched a research blog on the NIA website; visitors can sign up to get new posts. The blog will feature weekly posts on topics of interest to the research community in aging; future posts... Read More
posted 01.17.2013
A new online report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) highlights recent progress in NIH-supported Alzheimer’s disease research. Prepared annually by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH, the latest report — 2011-2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Progress Report:... Read More
posted 12.07.2011
Debra Cherry By Debra Cherry Happy holidays to all members of the Healthcare and Aging Network. As we enter this period of holiday cheer and gift giving, the members of our Network may want to consider how fortunate we are to have the support and vision of our parent... Read More

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