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    Posted 11.09.2011
    Interview by Barbara Meltzer Writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson, daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, is the author of six books, including her most recent Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom (Knopf, 2010). For more information about Bateson,…
    Posted 10.31.2011
    Gerontologist Ken Dychtwald believes that “the 21st century will be ruled by the old.” In “Riding the Age Wave: How Health Care Can Stay Afloat,” from the October, 2011, issue of Caring magazine, he lays out a primer on the impacts of the longevity revolution and modern aging, including:…
    Posted 10.05.2011
    On October 12–13, 2011, GRIOT Circle, in collaboration with the POC Committee of the Leadership Council of ASA’s LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN), will bring together national leaders in aging for a first National Convening of its kind: highlighting the needs and concerns of LGBT elders of color…
    Posted 09.21.2011
    America's Only Youth Caregiving Group Illumines a Silent Epidemic By ASA Staff It wasn’t until a therapist asked Connie Siskowski about her experience as a young caregiver to her beloved grandfather—if she thought it was normal thing for a kid to do—that Siskowski realized it wasn’t. Early one…
    Posted 08.29.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article appears in the September/October, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering issues 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…
    Posted 08.23.2011
    Linda Noelker Honored with Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame Induction   Linda S. Noelker Linda S. Noelker, PhD, currently Senior Vice President and Director of the Katz Policy Institute at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA), and a former member of ASA’s Board of Directors, has been…
    Posted 07.13.2011
    Join the effort to raise $500,000 to promote wellness for adults age 50+! Sam’s Club is launching Giving Made Simple—an online campaign to focus its charitable giving to support health and wellness. From July 5 to August 1, Sam’s Club members can vote online everyday for one of four causes at…
    Posted 07.12.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 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. Photo:…
    Posted 07.12.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 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. Photo…
    Posted 07.11.2011
    Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 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 Brian…