September 2014

posted 09.10.2014
The year 2013 marked the advent of the ASA Leadership Institute, which combined the best of ASA’s New Ventures in Leadership and Leadership Academy programs to address the need for culturally competent leadership and bold new leaders in the field of aging. The Institute is an intensive onsite…
posted 09.09.2014
Sheena M. Jaffer is a graduate of ASA’s Leadership Academy, now the ASA Leadership Institute, and is an Advocate For The Optimum Quality of Life for the Aging in Arlington, VA. In this series profiling ASA leadership program alumni, ASA's AgeBlog asked Sheena a few questions about her interests,…
posted 09.04.2014
By Ferdinando Mirarchi Mary is a 65-year-old female who recently retired from teaching and is in great health. One morning she develops chest pain, calls 911 and goes to the emergency room. Before leaving her home, she collects her purse, with a copy of her living will, as she was instructed to…
posted 09.04.2014
By Catherine Collinson People of the Baby Boom Generation (1946 to 1964) were born to be wild and their retirement promises to be even wilder when compared to their parents’ generation. Gone are the halcyon days of the so-called gold watch retirement that was ushered in with an office party, …