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The American Society on Aging, with the generous funding from the MetLife Foundation, offers free online training and educational resources on current research and innovative programs in the non-profit sector that help older adults maintain and enhance cognitive and mental function in their later years.

Watch the 2013 National Forum on Brain Health, featuring Dr. Paul Nussbaum. The Forum was held at the annual Aging in America conference in Chicago, thanks to funding from MetLife Foundation.

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Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 

 

 

With generous funding from the MetLife Foundation, ASA’s MindAlert Program trains members on the newest findings in cognitive fitness, and disseminates information on current research and innovative programs that help older adults maintain and improve cognitive and mental function in their later years.

Now in its 14th year, the ASA-MetLife Foundation MindAlert Program expands the visibility of brain health through:

  • MindAlert Online Educational Programsoffering live and on-demand web seminars.. The list of presenters includes nationally recognized leaders in brain health and MindAlert Speakers Bureau faculty. Free CEUs are available!
     
  • The Summer 2011 issue of Generations, which focused on brain health and cognitive fitness in later life. It was inspired by ASA’s work with MindAlert, and based on demand from the field for more evidenced-based information.
  • The MindAlert Award, sponsored by ASA, recognizing innovative community-based, nonprofit programs based on research to maintain cognitive fitness in older adults. 

AgeBlog

posted on 08.13.2014

The death of Robin Williams has put a spotlight on mental health, depression and suicide risk among baby boomers.   Read More

posted on 07.24.2014

With thanks to our sponsors and donors, we are able to offer EIGHT free web seminars in August, including up to 7 complimentary CEUs!  Read More