en <a href="/blog/hundreds-rally-us-capitol-increase-funding-affordable-senior-housing" hreflang="en">Hundreds Rally at U.S. Capitol to Increase Funding for Affordable Senior Housing</a> By Amy Herr More than 1,000 seniors and advocates marched to Capitol Hill on May 8, 2019 to urge Congress to support increase funding for affordable… posted 06.11.2019 TyJohnson <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/aging-america-2019-news" hreflang="en">Aging in America 2019 in the News</a> The 2019 Aging in America Conference in New Orleans made headlines this spring. Browse this sample list of aggregated content. An Age-Friendly Rural… posted 06.07.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/do-you-know-how-enhance-recovery-after-surgery-aging-population" hreflang="en">Do You Know How to Enhance Recovery After Surgery for an Aging Population?</a> By Julie Richards and Young Hee Kim Older adults have surgery for many reasons. But do you know that elective surgeries can pose significant harm for… posted 06.05.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/sacred-singing-threshold-between-life-and-death" hreflang="en">Sacred Singing at the Threshold Between Life and Death</a> By Alison Biggar Women trickled into the United Methodist Church meeting room in Oakland, Calif., on a cold Thursday evening in February, bundled up… posted 06.03.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/confidence-crises-and-change" hreflang="en">Confidence, Crises and Change</a> By Vincent Antenucci In 1979 President Carter delivered a speech titled, “A Crisis of Confidence,” which was later called his “Malaise Speech.” The… posted 05.30.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/american-society-aging-president-bob-stein-stepping-down-after-successful-12-year-tenure" hreflang="en">American Society on Aging President Bob Stein Stepping Down After Successful 12-Year Tenure</a> ASA to bring on new CEO to lead top national aging organization after adoption of visionary Strategic Plan Today, the American Society on Aging, one… posted 05.24.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/zeroing-isolation-and-loneliness-boosting-social-capital" hreflang="en">Zeroing In on Isolation and Loneliness—Boosting Social Capital</a> By Ashwin Kotwal and Carla Perissinotto The healthcare community and general public increasingly acknowledge that “successful ag­ing” involves not… posted 05.21.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/may-june-2019-issue-aging-today" hreflang="en">In the May–June 2019 issue of Aging Today</a> The May–June 2019 In Focus section of Aging Today delves into the difference between social isolation and loneliness, for instance, Ashwin Kotwal and… posted 05.14.2019 TyJohnson <a href="/blog/housing-plus-services-model-supports-whole-person" hreflang="en">Housing Plus Services: A Model That Supports the 'Whole' Person</a> By Alisha Sanders As we pursue long-term services and supports (LTSS) financing reform, policy makers must bear in mind two related concerns. First,… posted 05.07.2019 TyJohnson