March 2019

posted 03.25.2019
By Terri Worman Every year, ASA constituent group councils work to bring together daylong cohesive workshop presentations and gatherings that highlight their professional and personal interest areas. This year is no exception, and the members of the Network on Environments, Services and…
posted 03.15.2019
By Jeffrey Scribner Elder financial abuse and fraud cost older Americans $36.5 billion per year (National Center on Elder Abuse).  A study conducted by Investor Protection Trust found that nearly one in five Americans over the age of 65 has been a victim of financial fraud. These victims on…
posted 03.14.2019
  By ASA’s 2018-2019 Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around various communities. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that…
posted 03.11.2019
By Sandy C. Gregory The yellow shirts of disaster relief volunteers are a welcomed site after disasters in North Carolina and around the world. Highly trained volunteers from NC Baptists on Mission (NCBM) relieve suffering by providing hot meals, debris removal, childcare, and in many other ways…