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    Posted 06.15.2011
    <div align="left"> <p> This article is brought to you by the Editorial Board of ASA&rsquo;s Forum on Religion, Spirituality &amp; Aging (FORSA)</p> <h3 style="color:blue;"> by Tom Swift</h3> <table align="right" border=… Read More
    Posted 06.14.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article appears in the March–April, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store By Daniel… Read More
    Posted 06.13.2011
    <p> As America is shaped by the aging of its populace, so are the workers dedicated to serving it. Over the next 20 years, one in five Americans will be 65 or older, and many will need care either at home or in a residential care or hospital setting.</p> <p> There will be more… Read More
    Posted 06.13.2011
    <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: This article originally appeared in the March&ndash;April, 2011, issue of </em>Aging Today,<em> ASA&rsquo;s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive</em> Aging… Read More
    Posted 06.13.2011
    <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: This article appears in the January&ndash;February, 2011, issue of </em>Aging Today,<em> ASA&rsquo;s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive</em> Aging Today <… Read More
    Posted 06.11.2011
    Climate change has the potential to affect the environment in a number of ways that place increased stress on everyone, but disproportionately on the most vulnerable populations, including the young, the old, those with chronic illness, and the poor. Older people are among the most at risk because… Read More
    Posted 06.10.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Fall, 2010 issue of Generations, ASA’s quarterly journal; the issue was devoted to the topic, “The Future of Aging,” and this article focuses in particular on the already-significant and increasing impact of immigration on the experience of aging in… Read More
    Posted 06.10.2011
    One can almost hear the 1970s “Saturday Night Live” character Emily Litella starting her weekly rant: “So what is evidence-based practice and why has it become such a hot topic in healthcare, social services and long-term care?” Does evidence-based practice represent a paradigm change in improving… Read More
    Posted 06.10.2011
    When asked to contribute to this edition of Generations with commentary on the political climate surrounding the passage and implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), I struggled to find the right approach. The assignment requires in-depth, expert analysis to dissect… Read More
    Posted 06.10.2011
    <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: This article appears in the May/June, 2011, issue of </em>Aging Today,<em> ASA&rsquo;s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive<em> Aging Today</em> as a member… Read More