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    Posted 06.11.2019
    The demand for affordable housing for low-income older adults far exceeds the supply, resulting in long wait times. Many older adults never make it off the waiting list. Read More
    Posted 06.07.2019
    Most states have no state laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination. Read More
    Posted 06.07.2019
    The 2019 Aging in America Conference in New Orleans made headlines this spring. Browse this list of aggregated content. Read More
    Posted 06.05.2019
    Older adults have surgery for many reasons. But do you know that elective surgeries can pose significant harm for older adults? Read More
    Posted 06.03.2019
    Families of people who are dying seek out the Threshold Choir via hospice agencies or word of mouth. Also, some Choir members visit nursing homes and sing to people there who are on hospice. Read More
    Posted 05.30.2019
    Sometimes we don’t like to hear about ideas for change, especially if it requires us to modify our behaviors or ways of thinking. Read More
    Posted 05.24.2019
    In the months ahead, ASA will announce the details of its search for a new CEO. The organization has established a Search Committee that will be led by ASA Board Chair-Elect Michael Adams. Read More
    Posted 05.21.2019
    The healthcare community and general public increasingly acknowledge that “successful ag­ing” involves not only a focus on physical and mental health, but also on social well-be­ing and connectedness. Read More
    Posted 05.14.2019
    The May–June 2019 issue of Aging Today explores social isolation versus loneliness, polypharmacy run amok, LGBT prejudice in CCRCs; singing at the brink of death, and more Read More
    Posted 05.07.2019
    Through new care-delivery models, the affordable housing setting can address both the health and LTSS needs of low-income older adults. Read More