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    Posted 09.15.2019
    The American Society on Aging is recruiting for a President & CEO. Read More
    Posted 08.14.2019
    ASA and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, the oldest and largest school of its kind, continue their collaboration to offer a series of five-week courses in gerontology, in a convenient online format. Upon successful completion of each course, USC and ASA award a Certificate of Completion… Read More
    Posted 08.14.2019
    Approximately 1 in 10 adults ages 60 and older have experienced some form of abuse or mistreatment—physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or financial, or in neglect. Read More
    Posted 08.14.2019
    ASA and USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology offer two five-week courses on elder mistreatment: “Elder Mistreatment: Understanding Abuse & Neglect” and “Elder Mistreatment: Prevention of Abuse & Neglect.” Read More
    Posted 08.14.2019
    All courses in the series are taught by USC educators and offered to ASA members for $500 per course. Read More
    Posted 08.14.2019
    People now are living longer with both physical and mental chronic conditions such as hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease. Read More
    Posted 08.12.2019
    Professionals who work in aging services believe they have a firm grasp on the challenges related to aging. Yet despite what they think they know, many may not understand the re­alities of the aging experience until they themselves are aging. Read More
    Posted 07.24.2019
    Compared to older adults in urban communities, rural older adults face additional barriers to care such as fewer available behavioral health professionals, long geographical distances to services, and greater stigma. Read More
    Posted 07.24.2019
    The Summer 2019 issue of Generations lays out the landscape of how rural America does and does not work for older adults—barriers to accessing services and scarce resources juxtaposed against life on the land and the value of that community. Read More
    Posted 07.19.2019
    One might conclude that when grief is not properly addressed, the spiritual well-being of caregivers suffers. Read More