en <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/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/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-homes-best-care-possible-linked-best-life-possible" hreflang="en">In Nursing Homes, the 'Best Care Possible' is Linked to the 'Best Life Possible'</a> By Ann Wyatt and Tena Alonzo Those of us who have worked in the field of aging have long been concerned with how to provide the best care possible… posted 04.28.2020 <a href="/blog/telehealth-west-healths-innovative-answer-providing-safe-home-eldercare" hreflang="en">​​​​​​​Telehealth? West Health’s Innovative Answer to Providing Safe, In-home Eldercare</a> Rudimentary forms of telemedicine have existed since the late 1950s, when two-way interactive television was used to transmit neurological exams… posted 04.26.2020 <a href="/blog/institute-aging-extends-friendship-line-services-throughout-california" hreflang="en">​Institute on Aging Extends Friendship Line Services Throughout California  </a> SAN FRANCISCO — Institute on Aging, one of California’s largest nonprofits dedicated to health and community programs for older adults and adults… posted 04.24.2020 <a href="/blog/facing-dementia-confidence-and-peace-mind" hreflang="en">Facing Dementia With Confidence and Peace of Mind</a> Editor's Note: This post is part of a series previewing offerings included within Virtual AiA20, ASA's online selection of sessions, workshops and… posted 04.08.2020 <a href="/blog/day-life-caregiver" hreflang="en">A Day in the Life of a Caregiver</a> By Elizabeth Miller Susie, age 59, has been the primary caregiver for our mom, Carole, age 83, for almost four years. Susie chose to be mom’s primary… posted 03.31.2020 <a href="/blog/pandemic-preventing-social-isolation-becomes-personal-mission" hreflang="en">In a Pandemic, Preventing Social Isolation Becomes A Personal Mission </a> Editor's Note: The American Society on Aging continues to monitor the world's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and wishes to highlight resources on… posted 03.20.2020