http://www.asaging.org/blog/6/rss.xml en <a href="/blog/webinar-update-storytelling-can-supercharge-care" hreflang="en">Webinar Update: Storytelling Can Supercharge Care</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/webinar-update-storytelling-can-supercharge-care%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/webinar-update-storytelling-can-supercharge-care%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <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> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/profiling-unsung-heroes-aps-staff-aging-services-volunteer-and-older-adults-sheltering-place%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/profiling-unsung-heroes-aps-staff-aging-services-volunteer-and-older-adults-sheltering-place%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/quashing-social-isolation-quimper-village-cohousing-project" hreflang="en">Quashing social isolation in the Quimper Village cohousing project</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/quashing-social-isolation-quimper-village-cohousing-project%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/quashing-social-isolation-quimper-village-cohousing-project%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/whats-wrong-picture-lets-reframe-elder-abuse" hreflang="en">What’s Wrong with This Picture? Let’s Reframe Elder Abuse</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/whats-wrong-picture-lets-reframe-elder-abuse%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E “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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/whats-wrong-picture-lets-reframe-elder-abuse%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <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> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/nursing-homes-best-care-possible-linked-best-life-possible%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/nursing-homes-best-care-possible-linked-best-life-possible%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <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> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/telehealth-west-healths-innovative-answer-providing-safe-home-eldercare%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/telehealth-west-healths-innovative-answer-providing-safe-home-eldercare%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/institute-aging-extends-friendship-line-services-throughout-california" hreflang="en">​Institute on Aging Extends Friendship Line Services Throughout California  </a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/institute-aging-extends-friendship-line-services-throughout-california%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/institute-aging-extends-friendship-line-services-throughout-california%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/facing-dementia-confidence-and-peace-mind" hreflang="en">Facing Dementia With Confidence and Peace of Mind</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/facing-dementia-confidence-and-peace-mind%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/facing-dementia-confidence-and-peace-mind%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/day-life-caregiver" hreflang="en">A Day in the Life of a Caregiver</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/day-life-caregiver%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/day-life-caregiver%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/pandemic-preventing-social-isolation-becomes-personal-mission" hreflang="en">In a Pandemic, Preventing Social Isolation Becomes A Personal Mission </a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/pandemic-preventing-social-isolation-becomes-personal-mission%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/pandemic-preventing-social-isolation-becomes-personal-mission%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E