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posted 07.09.2020
Knowing a person’s life story humanizes them in a way that superficial everyday encounters may not. This is the simple but effective concept behind MemoryWell, a national network of more than 700 writers who draft the life stories of older adults to help improve the care they receive, especially in… Read More
posted 07.08.2020
On behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA), we want to let you know that during the current coronavirus pandemic, SSA continues to provide help to you and others in your community.  Read More
posted 07.08.2020
The story of aging and HIV is one no one expected to tell. Both sides of the care coin (aging and HIV/AIDS services) need to learn from each other. Read More
posted 07.07.2020
COVID-19 has highlighted our health system’s shortfalls, but it has also galvanized policymakers into action to achieve meaningful change. Thoughtful policy recommendations must address underlying community-level factors that promote social and health disparities.  Read More
posted 06.28.2020
"Come at the aging profession with a passion. At the end of the day, all that’s going to matter is that you care deeply about older adults." -Paula Basta Read More
posted 06.26.2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the media has focused on numbers in nursing homes—numbers of cases, numbers of deaths—even numbers of staff or of face masks. Yet the news has missed the human experience behind those numbers. 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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