Blog

    Posted 06.17.2020
    Two years ago, San Diego’s West Health, in partnership with the University of California San Diego Health launched a pilot study to better understand the challenges and opportunities in bringing telehealth to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The aim was to connect residents with health… Read More
    Posted 06.16.2020
    Testing is one of the few weapons we have so far to fight the coronavirus. We aren’t going to test our way out of COVID-19, but the only way to fight it is with an evidence-based, federally funded and administered national testing strategy. Read More
    Posted 06.15.2020
    "Above all, I’ve learned over 40-some years of managerial- and executive-level leadership that leadership has to provide hope. Hope is critical because it provides the impetus to continue to get things done, despite conditions." Read More
    Posted 06.15.2020
    Greenlee rails against the bleak situation underlying the U.S. lack of response to or protection from elder abuse. Read More
    Posted 06.13.2020
    Attention ASA Student Members: Deadlines to apply for scholarships and grants from the American Psychological Foundation are approaching! Read More
    Posted 06.11.2020
    The Spring 2020 issue of ASA’s Generations, “Taking Action Against Elder Mistreatment,” features “Reframing Elder Abuse,” by Laura Mosqueda, Alyssa Neumann and Eden Ruiz-Lopez. Read More
    Posted 06.08.2020
    Three new tech innovations that are helping support older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic Read More
    Posted 06.08.2020
    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… Read More
    Posted 06.03.2020
    A large number of nursing home residents will die of COVID-19, and no one can change that fact. Read More
    Posted 05.30.2020
    ASA has a long tradition of empowering its membership to fight against racism as it works to improve the lives of older adults. We must all unite to acknowledge the poison of racism at the root of the American story, prevent future generations from experiencing the devastating racism and violence… Read More