July 2016

posted 07.19.2016
In late June, Kathy Greenlee announced she will leave her post at the end of July as Administrator of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker will become Acting…
posted 07.07.2016
We are still accepting proposals to present at the 2017 ASA Aging in America Conference (AiA17!) happening in Chicago, March 20-24, 2017! Deadline: Proposals will be accepted through July 15, 2016. You can submit your presentation proposal here (you'll need to log in with your asaging.org account,…
posted 07.07.2016
By Eric Carlson and Fay Gordon In late 2015, a ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees (employed by nursing homes and assisted living centers) sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. In two-thirds of the incidents,…
posted 07.06.2016
By Tracey Gronniger For many, Social Security means that the middle-class worker at the end of his or her career can retire comfortably with a monthly income determined by the taxes they paid into the system. But what about those in poverty who are not eligible for Social Security, or those who…