March 2019

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 03.12.2019
The ASA awards program annually recognizes deserving individuals for their leadership and contributions to ASA and to the field of aging. The ASA leadership awards program includes the ASA Hall of Fame Award, the ASA Award, the Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Education, the…
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…
posted 03.11.2019
The March–April 2019 In Focus section of Aging Today reminds us of what it takes to live long and prosper—connectivity (three ways), exercise, properly used cannabis and precision medicine. Chuck Gillespie lays out the six dimensions of wellness; Katherine Kraft and Kathy Sykes detail a British…