March 2020

posted 03.31.2020
By Elizabeth Miller Susie, age 59, has been the primary caregiver for our mom, Carole, age 83, for almost four years. Susie chose to be mom’s primary caregiver after our family tried having our mom stay in assisted living facilities in the Atlanta area for almost two years. But mom required more…
posted 03.30.2020
Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and wishes to highlight resources on this page that are pertinent to our membership and those who work with older adults.  With millions of Americans under nationwide mandates to stay…
posted 03.27.2020
By Valerie Parker Callahan The Kiosk for Living Well program, developed and operated by Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), is a mobile health education and engagement program that uses fun activities and a “one stop shop” approach to attract and sustain consumer interest in taking better care of…
posted 03.26.2020
Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and wishes to highlight resources on this page that are pertinent to our membership and those who work with older adults.  The following article comes to the AgeBlog via the Aging and…
posted 03.25.2020
Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and wishes to highlight resources on this page that are pertinent to our membership and those who work with older adults.  Senator Pushed for Inclusion of Senior Nutrition Funding in…
posted 03.25.2020
Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ASA wishes to highlight the following resources. (ASA will provide more resources as they become available.)   The American Society on Aging has joined more than 270 other…
posted 03.24.2020
Editor's Note: ASA CEO Peter Kaldes released the following letter on March 24 concerning the conversion of the cancelled 2020 Aging in America Conference into Virtual AiA20. To learn more, click here. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 9, ASA announced that in the interests of our membership…
posted 03.24.2020
By Bob Blancato We all thought just a month ago that many of us would be together at the Aging in America conference. I absolutely commend the Board of ASA for having the health and welfare of our members as the priority in cancelling the conference. I had so looked forward to getting the Hall of…
posted 03.23.2020
Future-Proof | Register here for Pandemic and Policy: The View From D.C. on May 28 at 1 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. EDT featuring Bob Blancato. Editor’s note: This past January, ASA surveyed its members about what it takes to be a leader in the field of aging, what members would like to learn about how to…
posted 03.21.2020
Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging has joined the National Council of Nonprofits and 191 other organizations in signing this letter, reproduced below. For more information about how you can make your voice heard on this issue, visit this page from Nonprofit Quarterly. The Charitable…