Aging in Community

posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?
posted Thu, 2019-04-04 13:45
Increasingly, first responders such as law enforcement, EMTs and paramedics, and firefighters are encountering people living with dementia in the course of their work and need sound strategies for keeping the person with dementia and the rest of the community safe.
posted Mon, 2019-04-01 22:49
According to a 2010 Pew Research Study, almost 20% of baby boomers do not have children. When you add to that the increasing number of people who are or will live alone as they age, you arrive at a very large number of people who will be at risk for loneliness and isolation if they do not make good
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 20:14
A growing body of evidence suggests that in recent decades the amount of time spent interact­ing with others in the public realm has declined.
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 14:21
Wellness is a simple, though multi-pronged, concept, which emphasizes a mission of connection.
posted Thu, 2019-03-14 14:27
ASA’s Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council will celebrate OAM by offering a special series of presentations at the 2019 Aging in America Conference.
posted Mon, 2019-03-11 22:09
A look at aging and wellness; universal mobility is transportation for all; and the 2019 ASA award winner lineup.
posted Fri, 2019-02-22 12:48
Current immigration policies could lead to a dearth of homecare workers and increase costs of care for older adults.
posted Fri, 2019-02-01 14:49
Laura Keyes, Cathy Boyer-Shesol and Mary Blumberg will present a session on this topic at the Aging in America Conference as part of the Network on Environments, Services and Technologies full-day program, Creating Resilient Age-Friendly Communities: Enhancing Daily Lives of Individuals Across the L