May 2019

posted 05.24.2019
ASA to bring on new CEO to lead top national aging organization after adoption of visionary Strategic Plan Today, the American Society on Aging, one of the country’s leading voices for improving the quality of life for older Americans and their families, announced that ASA President Bob Stein will…
posted 05.21.2019
By Ashwin Kotwal and Carla Perissinotto The healthcare community and general public increasingly acknowledge that “successful ag­ing” involves not only a focus on physical and mental health, but also on social well-be­ing and connectedness. In particular, the concepts of social isolation and…
posted 05.14.2019
The May–June 2019 In Focus section of Aging Today delves into the difference between social isolation and loneliness, for instance, Ashwin Kotwal and Carla Perissonotto detail the health effects, and Jennifer Dawn Carlson highlights how men can react to social isolation post-retirement. Other…
posted 05.07.2019
By Alisha Sanders As we pursue long-term services and supports (LTSS) financing reform, policy makers must bear in mind two related concerns. First, for reforms to be meaningful across the economic spectrum, the needs of low-income older adults will have to be considered. Second, even when…