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/important-information-about-reaching-social-security-during-covid-19-pandemic" hreflang="en">Important Information About Reaching Social Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic </a> On behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA), we want to let you know that during the current coronavirus pandemic, SSA continues to provide… posted 07.08.2020 ASA Staff <a href="/blog/epidemic-longevity-evolving-story-aging-hiv" hreflang="en">From Epidemic to Longevity: The Evolving Story of Aging with HIV </a> By John Feather  The story of aging and HIV is one no one expected to tell. “We were all making preparations to die. No one considered aging,”… posted 07.08.2020 ASA Staff <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> 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 <a href="/blog/paula-basta-be-generous-open-accessible-and-have-passion-work" hreflang="en">Paula Basta: be generous, open, accessible, and have passion for the work</a> Editor’s note: This past January, ASA surveyed its members about what it takes to be a leader in the field of aging, what members would like to learn… posted 06.28.2020 ASA Staff <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> 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 <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/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> 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 <a href="/blog/fighting-pandemic-united-states-21st-century-we-need-national-testing-strategy" hreflang="en">Fighting a Pandemic in the United States in the 21st Century: We Need a National Testing Strategy</a> By Ruth Katz What have we come to in this age of COVID-19? Testing, which has the ability to bring us a simple set of medical facts upon which… posted 06.16.2020 ASA Staff