Aging Today http://www.asaging.org/blog/content-source/13/feed en <a href="/blog/robyn-golden-be-self-reflective-listen-and-have-passion-incredible-field" hreflang="en">Robyn Golden: Be self-reflective, listen, and have a passion for this incredible field</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/robyn-golden-be-self-reflective-listen-and-have-passion-incredible-field%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E "There is just something about those who go into this field: we are a special, unique, driven and passionate group, and so committed to making things better for older adults, and to making the world a better place." -Robyn Golden posted Sat, 2020-07-18 10:58 posted Sat, 2020-07-18 10:58 Robyn Golden: Be self-reflective, listen, and have a passion for this incredible field <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 During the COVID-19 pandemic, the media has focused on numbers in nursing homes—numbers of cases, numbers of deaths—even numbers of staff or of face masks. Yet the news has missed the human experience behind those numbers. posted Fri, 2020-06-26 16:16 posted Fri, 2020-06-26 16:16 Is Solitary Confinement for Nursing Home Residents Worth the Risk of Infection? <a href="/blog/sandy-markwood-leadership-collaboration-inspiration" hreflang="en">Sandy Markwood: leadership = collaboration + inspiration </a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/sandy-markwood-leadership-collaboration-inspiration%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E Since 2002, Sandy Markwood has served as CEO of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), in Washington, D.C., supporting n4a’s Board of Directors while leading the organization and staff to meet its mission to help older adults and people with disabilities to live with dignity and c posted Mon, 2020-06-08 17:09 posted Mon, 2020-06-08 17:09 Sandy Markwood: leadership = collaboration + inspiration <a href="/blog/kathy-greenlee-care-about-and-advocate-humans-be-finance-savvy" hreflang="en">Kathy Greenlee: Care about and advocate for humans—but be finance-savvy </a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/kathy-greenlee-care-about-and-advocate-humans-be-finance-savvy%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E What does it take to be a leader in the field of aging? ASA finds out in a new series of interviews with respected leaders in aging.  posted Fri, 2020-05-29 18:33 posted Fri, 2020-05-29 18:33 Kathy Greenlee: Care about and advocate for humans—but be finance-savvy <a href="/blog/bad-actors-nursing-home-industry-point-desperate-need-standards-and-oversight-reform" hreflang="en">Bad Actors in the Nursing Home Industry Point to Desperate Need for Standards and Oversight Reform</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/bad-actors-nursing-home-industry-point-desperate-need-standards-and-oversight-reform%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E The unprecedented scale of Skyline’s collapse brought attention to the long-standing issue of who owns and who manages facilities and whether they are qualified and competent to do so. posted Thu, 2020-05-21 13:45 posted Thu, 2020-05-21 13:45 Bad Actors in the Nursing Home Industry Point to Desperate Need for Standards and Oversight Reform <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 The time has come for CMS to take the next step and approve malnutrition clinical quality measures in its hospital quality programs. posted Mon, 2020-05-11 16:28 posted Mon, 2020-05-11 16:28 CMS Takes A Significant Step Forward to Help End Elder Malnutrition <a href="/blog/global-aging-achieving-readiness-and-competitiveness-across-globe" hreflang="en">Global Aging: Achieving Readiness and Competitiveness Across the Globe</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/global-aging-achieving-readiness-and-competitiveness-across-globe%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E In the United States, people ages 50 and older already contribute $8.3 trillion in economic activity, which will more than triple to $28.2 trillion by 2050. posted Mon, 2020-05-11 15:58 posted Mon, 2020-05-11 15:58 Global Aging: Achieving Readiness and Competitiveness Across the Globe <a href="/blog/new-learning-collaborative-fosters-multi-state-partnerships" hreflang="en">New Learning Collaborative Fosters Multi-state Partnerships</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/new-learning-collaborative-fosters-multi-state-partnerships%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E With funding from ACL, the Business Institute at n4a launched a new Network Operations Learing Collaborative to deliver home- and community-based services through contracts with healthcare entities. posted Sun, 2020-05-10 14:08 posted Sun, 2020-05-10 14:08 New Learning Collaborative Fosters Multi-state Partnerships <a href="/blog/beyond-business-case-what-opportunities-exist-women-they-age" hreflang="en">Beyond the 'Business Case,' What Opportunities Exist for Women as They Age?</a> http://www.asaging.org/%3Ca%20href%3D%22/blog/beyond-business-case-what-opportunities-exist-women-they-age%22%20hreflang%3D%22en%22%3ERead%20More%3C/a%3E Many women ages 50 and older who earn low-to-moderate income still lack safe and affordable housing, food and job security, sufficient emergency and retirement savings and robust social connec­tions. posted Sat, 2020-05-09 14:08 posted Sat, 2020-05-09 14:08 Beyond the 'Business Case,' What Opportunities Exist for Women as They Age? <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 It is time to bring nursing home quality assurance in the United States into the 21st century. posted Fri, 2020-05-08 08:57 posted Fri, 2020-05-08 08:57 Ensuring the Best Care Possible for Future Nursing Home Residents