en <a href="/blog/future-proof-where-research-meets-reality-african-american-elders-equality-equity-health" hreflang="en">Future Proof: Where Research Meets Reality: On African American Elders, Equality, Equity, Health, Environment, Alzheimer’s and the Pandemic</a> In this episode of Future Proof, Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of ASA, talks with Karen Lincoln, associate professor of Social Work and senior… posted 07.30.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/memory-cafes-take-aim-isolation-even-time-physical-distance" hreflang="en">Memory Cafés take aim at isolation, even in this time of physical distance</a> By Beth Soltzberg and Susan McFadden The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us all a lot about isolation, but research had already demonstrated the dangers… posted 07.11.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/webinar-update-storytelling-can-supercharge-care" hreflang="en">Webinar Update: Storytelling Can Supercharge Care</a> Knowing a person’s life story humanizes them in a way that superficial everyday encounters may not. This is the simple but effective concept behind… posted 07.09.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/epidemic-longevity-evolving-story-aging-hiv" hreflang="en">From Epidemic to Longevity: The Evolving Story of Aging with HIV </a> By John Feather  The story of aging and HIV is one no one expected to tell. “We were all making preparations to die. No one considered aging,”… posted 07.08.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/profiling-unsung-heroes-aps-staff-aging-services-volunteer-and-older-adults-sheltering-place" hreflang="en">Profiling the Unsung Heroes: APS Staff, Aging Services Volunteer, and Older Adults Sheltering in Place</a> There has been much written of the heroism of healthcare workers during the pandemic, and they are certainly to be lauded. But there’s less talk of… posted 06.26.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/quashing-social-isolation-quimper-village-cohousing-project" hreflang="en">Quashing social isolation in the Quimper Village cohousing project</a> Recently the deleterious effects of social isolation and its exacerbation by stay-at-home orders have gotten a lot of press. The time is ripe to… posted 06.19.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/fighting-pandemic-united-states-21st-century-we-need-national-testing-strategy" hreflang="en">Fighting a Pandemic in the United States in the 21st Century: We Need a National Testing Strategy</a> By Ruth Katz What have we come to in this age of COVID-19? Testing, which has the ability to bring us a simple set of medical facts upon which… posted 06.16.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/whats-wrong-picture-lets-reframe-elder-abuse" hreflang="en">What’s Wrong with This Picture? Let’s Reframe Elder Abuse</a> “I don’t want to think about that.” “It only happens in nursing homes.” These are common reactions when people are confronted with the subject of… posted 06.11.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/nursing-home-deaths-are-predictable" hreflang="en">Nursing Home Deaths Are Predictable</a> By Joanne Lynn and Terry Fulmer A large number of nursing home residents will die of COVID-19, and no one can change that fact. This is hard to take… posted 06.03.2020 RLowe <a href="/blog/states-loosen-restrictions-lets-not-leave-older-adults-behind" hreflang="en">As States Loosen Restrictions, Let’s Not Leave Older Adults Behind </a> By Marie C. Gualtieri While many Americans are entering the first phase of loosened stay-at-home orders, there are homebound older adults for whom… posted 05.29.2020 ASA Staff