Leadership in Aging

posted Thu, 2018-02-22 23:00
Our Guest Editor offers personal reflections on, and intellectual analysis of, issues around gender and aging in America.
posted Thu, 2018-02-22 15:14
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society.
posted Mon, 2018-02-19 01:00
“It’s an interest group of ASA, my national association – called The Network for Environments, Services and Technologies.” Smiling, he stated “Well that covers a lot of territory doesn’t it?”
posted Fri, 2018-02-02 19:19
Following the Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality decision, many LGBT elders dared to believe that they could live out the remainder of their days in dignity, as full and equal citizens.
posted Fri, 2018-02-02 17:21
Hurri­canes and wildfires have tested communities’ emergency readiness and ability to respond. The failure of these providers to be prepared, or to effectively implement procedures that would protect their frail, vulnerable populations, has resulted in serious health consequences, even death.
posted Wed, 2018-01-24 19:34
Policies that limit immigration could worsen existing shortages of direct care workers across long-term-care settings.
posted Tue, 2018-01-16 14:35
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener.
posted Wed, 2017-12-27 14:04
The Leadership Institute (LI), which includes an annual five-day leadership development intensive held during the Aging in America (AiA) Conference, in 2017 graduated 52 participants—a   diverse group of new leaders in the field of aging. Aging Today recently spoke with three of these graduates—up-a
posted Mon, 2017-11-27 20:49
San Francisco’s Institute on Aging (IOA) began in 1985 as a nonprofit provid­ing multiple services to older adults, and is best known, locally, for its Friendship Line, a volunteer-staffed suicide preven­tion hotline serving older adults.
posted Wed, 2017-11-08 13:06
But when the person is ready to go home, she will find that Medicare Part A won’t cover the stay because she was never formally admitted to the hospital. All ser­vices received will be billed separately un­der Part B, as if they had been delivered in a doctor’s office.