posted Sat, 2020-07-18 10:58
"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 Fri, 2020-06-26 16:16
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 Mon, 2020-06-15 13:44
Greenlee rails against the bleak situation underlying the U.S. lack of response to or protection from elder abuse.
posted Thu, 2020-06-11 19:07
The Spring 2020 issue of ASA’s Generations, “Taking Action Against Elder Mistreatment,” features “Reframing Elder Abuse,” by Laura Mosqueda, Alyssa Neumann and Eden Ruiz-Lopez.
posted Tue, 2020-05-26 16:01
Our nation’s older adults who fall prey to elder abuse remain largely unrecognized and uncared for. Why?
posted Thu, 2020-05-21 13:45
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, 2020-05-14 00:28
Researchers have found three factors that reliably increase happiness as we grow older — gratitude, generosity and reframing.
posted Tue, 2020-05-12 20:19
The Spring 2020 issue of Generations, “Taking Action Against Elder Mistreatment,” features the article, “Connecting Community-Based Resources and Health Systems to Keep Older Adults Safe,” by Kristin Lees Haggerty, Alice Bonner, and Debi Lang.
posted Mon, 2020-05-11 16:28
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 15:58
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.