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posted 08.10.2020
"The door is wide open, please just walk right in. There is so much to be done, and so much opportunity in so many domains [in the field of aging] that I think this is yours to discover, shape, form and influence." -Brian de Vries Read More
posted 08.06.2020
Five ways that people who have Alzheimer’s and other dementias benefit from spiritual and/or religious care provided in a long-term care residence Read More
posted 08.05.2020
The American Society on Aging joins Leading Age and other national aging organizations to urge the Administration, Senate and Congress to take immediate action on COVID-19 to protect older adults Read More
posted 08.04.2020
In this episode of Future Proof, Peter and Larry will discuss issues of equity and justice and how they intersect with Larry's work with older adults in the Navajo Nation. Read More
posted 08.03.2020
"You’re coming into the field at an opportune time, when the field has yet to move into its most exciting period: the real action lies ahead of us. We need you younger leaders to make a difference in how America responds to its demographic inevitability. It’s your responsibility, and a great… Read More
posted 07.31.2020
More than 24 percent of Black older workers are in frontline jobs, making them overrepresented in jobs with high exposure to the virus. This is especially true in the personal care and home health aide industry, where 21 percent of workers older than age 50 are Black, while only 10 percent of all… Read More

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posted 04.08.2020
In recent days ASA has joined with hundreds of nonprofit service and advocacy organizations across the country to urge broad Federal support for the nonprofit community. U.S. nonprofits are not only providers of crucial services and support for vulnerable populations, but are also key employers… Read More
posted 04.08.2020
On April 8, the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO), a coalition of more than 70 national organizations in aging services and policy, sent a 17-page letter to Capitol Hill legislative leaders outlining a comprehensive range of measures to better prepare the nation for dealing with the… Read More

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