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Join us for this free web seminar on August 13, part of the Family Caregiver Support series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care. Includes complimentary CEUs. Learn More
ASA is a member-driven, member-led organization whose committees and Board structure offer many opportunities for members to engage as volunteer leaders in the organization.... Learn More
Out of the shadows: Advocacy, activism, innovative work, policy and research advances in LGBT aging Learn More
ASA has been honoring the individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the lives of older adults for more than 40 years. Submit a nomination for one of the... Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 07.28.2016
I am writing to clarify information regarding certification of the gerontological social work workforce, as addressed in Gregg A. Warshaw and Elizabeth J. Bragg’s article, “The Essential Components of Quality Geriatric Care. Read More
posted 07.28.2016
Much progress has been made in gaining equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States. However, institutionalized discrimination and homophobia the healthcare realm and in senior services remain problematic. Read More

Forums

posted 07.19.2016
On July 15, 2016, the bipartisan 3000-member Elder Justice Coalition offered its strong support for the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S.3270) sponsored by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and introduced yesterday in the Senate. "This is one of the most comprehensive and meaningful... Read More
posted 04.15.2016
ASA has joined with 42 other member organizations in the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations in urging Congress to make the investments necessary to adequately support the recently reauthorized Older Americans Act. The LCAO has sent letters to the leadership of the House and Senate... Read More
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The SCAN Foundation is an independent public charity devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence. ASA is pleased to collaborate with the SCAN Foundation and other partners to support a new national integrated care initiative. View upcoming web seminars.

 

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Events

ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Addressing Ageism in America Event Details
2016 Florida Conference on Aging Event Details
27th Annual NAPSA Conference - Protect, Prevent, Empower Event Details

Web Seminars

Helping Seniors with Finances Web Seminar Details
Understanding Behavior as Communication When Working with People with Alzheimer's Web Seminar Details
Introducing Older Adults to the Expanding World of New Technology Web Seminar Details