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posted 05.30.2020
ASA has a long tradition of empowering its membership to fight against racism as it works to improve the lives of older adults. We must all unite to acknowledge the poison of racism at the root of the American story, prevent future generations from experiencing the devastating racism and violence… Read More
posted 05.29.2020
What does it take to be a leader in the field of aging? ASA finds out in a new series of interviews with respected leaders in aging.  Read More
posted 05.29.2020
As our nation’s population at large has discovered, staying in presents challenges, especially with procuring food—and for some older adults, such challenges can be overwhelming.  Read More
posted 05.27.2020
Today ASA announced its restructuring and programmatic initiatives that will create a stronger and more impactful organization that will continue to empower the field of aging for another 66 years. Read More
posted 05.26.2020
Our nation’s older adults who fall prey to elder abuse remain largely unrecognized and uncared for. Why? Read More
posted 05.22.2020
Although one might presume that a reservation—which is its own land, with its own rules—might be sheltered from a virus, the reality is that due to economic conditions, working-age reservation residents must travel outside to border towns for work. 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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