en <a href="/blog/pushing-equality-lgbt-elders-need-discrimination-free-access-care-community" hreflang="en">Pushing for Equality: LGBT Elders Need Discrimination-Free Access to Care in Community</a> By Michael Adams Many people were shocked when news first broke in 2016 that Mary Walsh and Bev Nance, an older lesbian couple in St. Louis, Mo.,… posted 06.07.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/americas-long-term-care-conundrum" hreflang="en">America’s Long-Term-Care Conundrum</a> By Ruth Katz We humans live complicated and rich lives, but lives of hopeful perseverance nonetheless. We reside comfortably in stark dichotomy. We… posted 04.19.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/diversity-summit-highlights-equity-next-step-toward-equality" hreflang="en">Diversity Summit Highlights Equity as Next Step Toward Equality</a> By Ty Johnson The 2019 Diversity Summit, sponsored by Senior Service America, gave Aging in America Conference attendees a crash course in the… posted 04.18.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/financing-long-term-care-american-conundrum" hreflang="en">The Financing of Long-Term Care: An American Conundrum</a> Americans do not, generally, plan for their own very likely future need for long-term care, and the federal government has yet to offer a program… posted 04.16.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/asa-first-signatory-sage-commitment-caring-pledge" hreflang="en">ASA First Signatory to SAGE Commitment to Caring Pledge</a> By Ty Johnson The American Society on Aging became the first signatory to take the SAGE Commitment to Caring Pledge on April 15 during the opening… posted 04.16.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/aging-project-exploring-health-and-wellness-within-aging-lgbtq-population" hreflang="en">The Aging Project: Exploring Health and Wellness Within the Aging LGBTQ Population</a> By Kelly Rice Make sure to join us for the LAIN session, "The Aging Project: Exploring Health and Wellness Within the Aging LGBTQ Population" on… posted 04.08.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/just-desserts-what-can-lgbt-older-adults-expect-wake-masterpiece-cakeshop" hreflang="en">Just Desserts: What Can LGBT Older Adults Expect in the Wake of Masterpiece Cakeshop?</a> If you’re interested in the law and policy horizons for LGBT Elders, especially in the wake of the Masterpiece Cake Supreme Court decision, Aaron Tax… posted 04.01.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/reaching-beyond-rainbow-flag" hreflang="en">Reaching Beyond the Rainbow Flag</a> By Terri Clark The 2019 Aging in America conference is just weeks away and you won’t want to miss the kick off LAIN session scheduled for Monday,… posted 04.01.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/wellness-and-well-being-its-all-about-connection" hreflang="en">Wellness and Well-Being—It’s All About Connection</a> By Chuck Gillespie When thinking about the terms wellness or well-being, multiple definitions come to mind. Wellness, according to the National… posted 03.25.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/older-americans-month-2019-connect-create-contribute-aging-america-conference" hreflang="en">Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute at the Aging in America Conference</a>   By ASA’s 2018-2019 Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in… posted 03.14.2019 TyJohnson