Leadership in Aging

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 Mon, 2020-06-08 17:09
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 Fri, 2020-05-29 18:33
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 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 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.
posted Sat, 2020-05-09 14:08
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 Thu, 2020-05-07 20:57
This following Q&A with Jeanette Takamura is one in a series of leadership profiles we will feature in Aging Today and online at ASA’s AgeBlog in the coming months.
posted Tue, 2020-05-05 16:38
An estimated 1 in 10 older adults in America and across the globe are affected by elder mistreatment.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 14:59
A good old age—one lived in well-being and dignity—should be possible for everyone. Not just for some.