February 2020

posted 02.10.2020
Former Obama White House advisor and South Florida Institute on Aging CEO Peter Kaldes brings high-profile advocacy, philanthropy and economic development expertise to new role. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 10, 2020) – The American Society on Aging (ASA), an association of more than 5,000…
posted 02.03.2020
By Erica F. Wood People who work with older adults likely have seen the following six common scenarios that lead to guardianship: The medical crisis. Mrs. X, 87, is rushed to the hospital and stabilized. Critical medical decisions are needed, but she is unable to artic­ulate her wishes, has no…
posted 02.02.2020
Editor's Note: Access to justice by older persons in the United States has been a mixed bag of successes and failures. The National Forum on Older Adults and Access to Justice will provide an understanding of some of its varied shapes and challenges in the everyday lives of older adults, and will…
posted 02.01.2020
By Kevin Prindiville and Denny Chan The long and arduous fight for civil rights in the United States continues to dominate political discourse, grab headlines, and light up social media. Yet, older adults rarely star in these stories and debates. This hides the reality that for older adults, civil…