Mental Health & Aging

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 Thu, 2019-04-04 13:37
In 2018, caring for people with dementia was estimated to cost the health and long-term care systems $277 billion, making it the most costly disease in America.
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 20:14
One of the questions my grandma asked me most often when we spent time together was, “What are you doing on your phone?”
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 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, 2019-01-25 13:12
Donna Marie Johnson’s grit was tested when her 43-year-old husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.
posted Tue, 2019-01-08 19:51
As America ages, ensuring that its communities embrace the needs of persons with demen­tia is an emerging challenge crucial to address.