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    Posted 07.19.2019
    The significance of the Executive Order cannot be understated: at no time in the past has a Califor­nia governor committed leadership and resources to whole-scale systems planning to meet the needs of California’s aging population. Read More
    Posted 07.19.2019
    One might conclude that when grief is not properly addressed, the spiritual well-being of caregivers suffers. Read More
    Posted 07.19.2019
    FEMA introduced its Strategic Plan for 2018–2022, which included a new emphasis on building a culture of preparedness, along with government administrative simplifications to ready America for catastrophes. How can the aging services com­munity learn from these events? Read More
    Posted 07.15.2019
    America’s population is aging at an unprecedented rate. Are you and your peers ready to respond to the challenges of this demographic shift? Read More
    Posted 07.15.2019
    The three major types of elder abuse are financial abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. Read More
    Posted 07.02.2019
    The American Society on Aging applauds the Supreme Court’s decision, which will block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. Read More
    Posted 06.27.2019
    Today’s older adults and people with disabilities rely on an interdependent, oftentimes complex system of formal and informal supports and healthcare to keep them as independent as possible in their own homes. Read More
    Posted 06.27.2019
    Health security is a condition in which a nation and its people are prepared for, pro­tected from and resilient to events that can adversely impact health status. Read More
    Posted 06.25.2019
    Disasters—are we prepared?, longevity in America; conectores enrich Colorado elders’ lives; exploring retirement and a “good” old age, and more… Read More
    Posted 06.19.2019
    Medicare Advantage (MA) has been in existence since 1997 in various iterations, but passage of the February 2018 CHRONIC Care Act affected several key aspects of MA programming. Read More