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Enroll today and earn a certificate of completion in the new online gerontology courses, offered exclusively to ASA members and featuring expert faculty from USC Leonard... Learn More
Submit a nomination for the 2016 ASA Awards which recognize individuals, programs and organizations for their contributions to the field of aging and the ASA community. Learn More
Join us in September for this three-part series based on the Spring 2015 issue of Generations: Self Empowered Aging. This series includes complimentary CEUs. Learn More
Watch as experts in the field explore the lives of older adults with disabilities who live in community and require creative accommodation to navigate independently in... Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 09.02.2015
There’s a swelling social movement to encourage all of us to discuss and document our preferences for care as the end of life approaches. To help spark what can be a difficult conversation, several groups now offer online advance care planning tools, some with catchy titles to allay fear. Read More
posted 08.28.2015
Why do we continue the cycle of building homes that do not accommodate the ability to live in our homes as we age, but then remodel them to accommodate aging? Read More

Forums

posted 07.21.2015
The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on the need to accelerate the pace of change for caregiving families.  Despite some recent policy advances at the federal and state levels, more needs to be done to adapt to the changing and more complex care needs of family... Read More
posted 07.20.2015
The Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting comments, and will be hosting 12 listening sessions, on newly-released draft voluntary guidelines for Adult Protective Services (APS) systems.  ACL envisions a comprehensive,... Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series beginning in 2014. Grantmakers in Aging is a national catalyst for philanthropy dedicated to improving the experience of aging. The “Conversations with GIA” series offers a host of engaging topics relevant to all aging professionals, from senior housing and the transformational power of the arts to hunger in America and economic security in older age. View upcoming web seminars.

 

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