http://www.asaging.org/blog/8/rss.xml en <a href="/blog/we-will-win-covid-19-battle-will-we-win-war-against-inequities-healthcare-older-adults" hreflang="en">We Will Win the COVID-19 Battle, But Will We Win the War Against Inequities in Healthcare for Older Adults?</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/we-will-win-covid-19-battle-will-we-win-war-against-inequities-healthcare-older-adults%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E By Thomas Eagen, Marie C. Gualtieri, Luming Li, Lisa O’Neill and Ivorie Stanley COVID-19 is a global pandemic, but it also represents a battle in the… posted 07.07.2020 ASA Staff http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/we-will-win-covid-19-battle-will-we-win-war-against-inequities-healthcare-older-adults%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/solitary-confinement-nursing-home-residents-worth-risk-infection" hreflang="en">Is Solitary Confinement for Nursing Home Residents Worth the Risk of Infection?</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/solitary-confinement-nursing-home-residents-worth-risk-infection%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E By Nancy Kusmaul, Angela Mattie, and Joanne Lynn  During the COVID-19 pandemic, the media has focused on numbers in nursing homes—numbers of cases,… posted 06.26.2020 ASA Staff http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/solitary-confinement-nursing-home-residents-worth-risk-infection%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/better-healthcare-access-older-adults-facilities-covid-19-silver-lining" hreflang="en">Better healthcare access for older adults in facilities—a COVID-19 silver lining?</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/better-healthcare-access-older-adults-facilities-covid-19-silver-lining%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E The COVID-19 pandemic, though truly tragic,has proven to be a great accelerator of how healthcare is received. Two years ago, San Diego’s West… posted 06.17.2020 ASA Staff http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/better-healthcare-access-older-adults-facilities-covid-19-silver-lining%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/nursing-home-deaths-are-predictable" hreflang="en">Nursing Home Deaths Are Predictable</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/nursing-home-deaths-are-predictable%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/nursing-home-deaths-are-predictable%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/caring-older-people-amid-covid-19-crisis" hreflang="en">Caring for Older People Amid the COVID-19 Crisis</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/caring-older-people-amid-covid-19-crisis%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E 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 http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/caring-older-people-amid-covid-19-crisis%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/Policy-Support-Front-Lines" hreflang="en">Policy Support for Those on the Front Lines</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/Policy-Support-Front-Lines%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E By Ruth Katz Older residents in long-term care and the staff who serve them are under siege. They are getting sick—even dying—in unprecedented… posted 05.14.2020 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/Policy-Support-Front-Lines%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/cms-takes-significant-step-forward-help-end-elder-malnutrition" hreflang="en">CMS Takes A Significant Step Forward to Help End Elder Malnutrition</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/cms-takes-significant-step-forward-help-end-elder-malnutrition%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E By Bob Blancato Currently, up to one in two older adults is malnourished or at risk for malnutrition. Yet, mal­nutrition is not systematically… posted 05.11.2020 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/cms-takes-significant-step-forward-help-end-elder-malnutrition%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/ensuring-best-care-possible-future-nursing-home-residents" hreflang="en">Ensuring the Best Care Possible for Future Nursing Home Residents</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/ensuring-best-care-possible-future-nursing-home-residents%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E By Ruth Katz It is time to bring nursing home quality assurance in the United States into the 21st century. The last evidence-based, scientifically… posted 05.08.2020 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/ensuring-best-care-possible-future-nursing-home-residents%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E <a href="/blog/liveon-ny-responds-covid-19-crisis" hreflang="en">​​​​​​​LiveOn NY Responds to the COVID-19 Crisis</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/liveon-ny-responds-covid-19-crisis%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E LiveOn NY is a membership-based organization representing 120 nonprofit members that run about 1,000 aging services programs across New York City’s… posted 05.06.2020 tjohnson@asaging.org http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/liveon-ny-responds-covid-19-crisis%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E