posted 11.13.2018
Ten thousand Boomers turn 65 every day in America, and their average life expectancy will be roughly 10 years longer than their parents. Read More
posted 11.02.2018
Many older adults receiving treatment for a serious illness, such as heart failure, lung disease, cancer or another illness, don’t have access to palliative care, which can improve the way they feel physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Read More


posted 10.24.2018
ASA recently joined with 31 other member organizations of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in expressing concern to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services about the Department of Health and Human Services plans to reallocate funding from several important programs to… Read More
posted 10.24.2018
On October 24, President Trump signed major legislation to curb the nation’s opioid crisis. The “Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” or the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” enhances addiction treatment and… Read More

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