January 2020

posted 01.23.2020
The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program invites candidates with a strong commitment to health and aging issues, leadership potential, and interest in aging-relevant policy work to join the next class of Health and Aging Policy Fellows (2020-21). The program aims to create a cadre of leaders who…
posted 01.10.2020
By Sandra von Doetinchem It is my greatest pleasure to contribute to the American Society on Aging as the Chair of the Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN) Council. I would like to thank the whole council for their enthusiasm, amazing work, deep expertise in the field of lifelong learning…
posted 01.02.2020
  2020 starts the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Decade of Healthy Aging. What can we do to engage?   Age-associated sarcopenia affects 5-13% of the population over age 60-70, and compromises daily function. One important area is maintaining older adults’ functional or intrinsic capacity,…