October 2017

posted 10.31.2017
By Laura K. Byerly, Rebecca T. Brown, Brie A. Williams and Anna Chodos From conducting welfare checks to intervening in behavioral alterca­tions and responding to medical emergencies, police officers provide frontline triage for older adults in dis­tress. However, when police lack under­standing…
posted 10.31.2017
By Bill Benson  The states’ Adult Protective Services (APS) are America’s front-line system of first responders to reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of frail elders and vulnerable disabled adults. Under the best of circumstances, the daily job of an APS worker is demanding, sometimes…
posted 10.24.2017
ASA’s commitment to culturally aware, diverse leadership programming has spanned decades. In 2014, ASA launched the Leadership Institute and more than 200 bold new leaders have graduated from the program. The 2018 Leadership Institute will take place March 25-29 during the Aging in America…