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The Fall 2014 issue of Generations explores the complex issue of mental illness in older age and evidence-based and care-management approaches for treating it. Learn More
Join thousands people who, like you, are dedicated to improving the quality of life for older adults at the 2015 Aging in America Conference, March 23-27 in Chicago! Learn More
Apply today to get a free flight to Chicago to attend the 2015 ASA Leadership Institute! Deadline to apply: December 15! Learn More
Sign up for this online joint certificate program cffered by the American Society on Aging and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Learn More


posted 12.12.2014
The Fall 2014 issue of Generations addresses the complex topic of mental illness and substance use in older adults. Read More
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 effect. Read More


posted 12.15.2014
The bipartisan Elder Justice Coalition (EJC) today commended Congress for its final passage of legislation to secure first time funding for the Elder Justice Act calling it “an important recognition that prevention of elder abuse deserves more federal attention.” This was accomplished... Read More
posted 10.15.2014
White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Executive Director Nora Super has announced the launch of the WHCOA website, where you’re encouraged to visit to get updates on conference activities and to stay involved with conference planning. Ms. Super also has a blog on the site. Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series 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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CNYGEC Elective: Working with Older Stroke Patients Event Details
CNYGEC Elective: Definign & Dignifying Dementia and Associated Mental Health Disorder in Elders Event Details
CNYGEC Elective: Geriatrics and Palliative Care in the Hospital Event Details

Web Seminars

Optimizing Care in Transitions Throughout the Dementia Journey Web Seminar Details
Caring for the Entire Senior: Mind Body and Soul Web Seminar Details
The Educational Alliance Geriatric Hoarding Initiative: A Therapeutic and Compassionate Approach to Helping Older Adults Who Hoard Web Seminar Details