January 2018

posted 01.16.2018
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener. Josh was one of the foremost influencers of long term care research and policy over the past 30 years.  He served with absolute distinction wherever he worked, whether for the Department of Human Services, the Urban…
posted 01.09.2018
By Kendra Farrow and Pris Rogers Aging brings about changes in our vision. We find that our arms are too short and that we need more light to complete tasks. These experiences are typical and the adaptations, reading glasses and additional light, are easily accommodated. However, for 6.4% of…
posted 01.09.2018
ASA cheers last night's passage in the U.S. Senate of the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act, which aims to examine new strategies for supporting family caregivers throughout the country, where they make it possible for older adults and people with…