Education

posted 01.19.2017
ASA Board Chair Bob Blancato, who is president of Matz, Blancato & Associates in Washington D.C. as well as a current AARP Board member, has an article on The Huffington Post concerning the new issue of ASA’s journal, Generations. The issue covers a comprehensive range of policy matters… Read More
posted 12.05.2018
On this national day of mourning, ASA wishes to thank President George H.W.
posted 10.24.2018
ASA recently joined with 31 other member organizations of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in expressing concern to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services about the Department of Health and Human Services plans to reallocate funding from several important programs to… Read More
posted 10.24.2018
On October 24, President Trump signed major legislation to curb the nation’s opioid crisis. The “Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” or the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” enhances addiction treatment and… Read More
posted 10.22.2018
The American Society on Aging has called on Nail Communications to suspend an ageist advertising campaign that began Sept. 24 as part of ACRONYM’s “Knock the Vote” initiative.
posted 08.31.2018
ASA recently joined more than 30 other national organizations, including AARP, Justice in Aging, and NCOA, in a letter to the House and Senate conference committee seeking to reconcile differences between the two chambers in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
posted 08.07.2018
ASA has joined with the We Stand With Seniors initiative, launched by West Health and The SCAN Foundation, in calling upon California’s major-party gubernatorial candidates to engage in a debate on important issues affecting older Californians. In encourging the candidates to participate ASA… Read More
posted 08.07.2018
ASA joined an effort led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Leadership Conference Education Fund, Muslim Advocates, The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, the NALEO Educational Fund, and numerous other… Read More
posted 09.06.2017
The American Society on Aging today deplored yesterday’s announcement by the Department of Justice of an intention to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a move that potentially places nearly 1,000,000 individuals currently living in the United States at risk of… Read More