Constituent Group Blog
Let’s Pick Up the PACE: Expanding the Reach of the Gold Standard Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
posted Mon, 2018-10-22 10:56
PACE® is the gold standard of person-centered, integrated care for elders who need support and services to remain in their homes.
posted Fri, 2018-09-21 10:36
LGBT older people are twice as likely to be single and live alone and four times less likely to have children.
posted Thu, 2018-07-26 13:22
Research has long demonstrated that a sense of purpose powerfully maintains health, mood and engagement in life as we age. And with the New Aging’s revolutionary gift of time, we can also experience new and creative expressions of the True Self, generating unexpected life goals and satisfactions.
posted Thu, 2018-06-14 10:25
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.
posted Tue, 2018-01-16 14:35
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener.
posted Tue, 2018-01-09 16:08
The slow progression of vision loss means changes are incremental, only changing slightly, and leading to difficulty admitting to and asking for assistance. Many individuals try to pass, pretending to participate yet avoiding situations that would force them to admit their visual difficulty.
posted Tue, 2018-01-09 13:47
Family caregivers are the backbone of services in this country. The nation relies on their contributions and we should identify ways to offer them support.
posted Wed, 2017-12-27 14:49
In other words, one in five boomers will not have adult children to help them when independent living becomes difficult or impossible. I call these childless boomers – whether married or single – the “Solo Agers.” A slightly different group is the “Elder Orphans” – those with no spouse or significa
posted Mon, 2017-12-11 19:32
At the state level, many legacy Medicaid IT systems are old, with limited options for advanced care coordination. The dependence of many AAAs on these legacy systems makes it unlikely that most will be able to innovate to their maximum capacity unless and until they develop a business model to addre
posted Tue, 2017-10-24 15:36
Leadership Institute participants are taught how to lead multicultural, inclusive teams of professionals, work across silos and around barriers, and give their careers a boost by acquiring mentors, coordinating projects and expanding their professional networks