February 2019

posted 02.22.2019
By Robert Blancato and Marie C. Gualtieri We have begun the third year of the presi­dency of Donald Trump. The past two years have been a time of unprecedented uncer­tainty, intentional provocation, and focused ful­fillment of promises the president made when he was candidate Trump. Now it is time…
posted 02.22.2019
By Judith G. Gonyea This article considers how current U.S. political, social, and economic events, which are se­­vere­­ly constraining policy agendas and options, may affect the lives of older American women. Of par­ticular interest are the ways in which increasing fragmentation of social groups…
posted 02.07.2019
  Elder mistreatment is a serious concern in our society, with research showing that one in 10 Americans 60 and older have experienced some form of elder abuse. We also know that there are yet more cases that go unreported. ASA has made it a part of our mission to illuminate elder mistreatment…