en <a href="/blog/providing-value-they-have-earned-addressing-direct-care-worker-needs-through-pay-training" hreflang="en">Providing the Value They Have Earned: Addressing Direct Care Worker Needs Through Pay, Training, Innovation and Legislation</a> By Alison Hernandez, Cinnamon St. John, Laural Traylor and Lieke van Heumen During the past five months, COVID-19 has devastated our nation, claiming… posted 07.29.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/voices-caregiving-john-poole" hreflang="en">Voices on Caregiving: John Poole</a> ASA is excited to announce a new series, Voices on Caregiving, as part of its commitment to uplifting the experiences of BIPOC community members. In… posted 07.29.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/direct-care-work-real-work-its-time-we-see-it-way" hreflang="en">Direct Care Work Is Real Work. It’s Time We See it That Way</a> By Angelina Drake Most people don’t think about direct care workers until they need one, even as they hope that when they can no longer live… posted 07.22.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/homecare-now-app-demystifies-family-caregiving-and-introduces-accountability" hreflang="en">Homecare Now App Demystifies Family Caregiving and Introduces Accountability</a> Utkarsh Mishra and Karan Bhasin are rising juniors at Northwestern University, both age 20, both majoring in computer science—Utkarsh with an… posted 07.22.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/voices-caregiving-cynthia-banks" hreflang="en">Voices on Caregiving: Cynthia Banks</a> ASA is committed to uplifting the voices and experiences of BIPOC community members, so we are excited to announce a new series, Voices on Caregiving… posted 07.14.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/future-proof-advancing-racial-social-justice-direct-care-workers" hreflang="en">Future Proof: Advancing Racial & Social Justice for Direct Care Workers</a> In this episode of Future Proof, Peter Kaldes talks with Robert Espinoza, Vice President of Policy for PHI, about issues of equity and justice and… posted 07.12.2020 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/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/caring-older-people-amid-covid-19-crisis" hreflang="en">Caring for Older People Amid the COVID-19 Crisis</a> By Matt Gontarchick On May 21, the Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing entitled, “Caring for Seniors Amid the COVID-19 Crisis” during… posted 05.21.2020 RLowe