Education

posted 11.08.2016
To kick off National Family Caregivers Month, the AARP Public Policy Institute has issued the first major research report on family caregivers’ needs within the emerging field of managed long-term services and supports (LTSS). The authors find that while family caregiver supports are still uncommon… Read More
posted 07.19.2016
On July 15, 2016, the bipartisan 3000-member Elder Justice Coalition offered its strong support for the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S.3270) sponsored by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and introduced yesterday in the Senate.
posted 07.21.2015
The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on the need to accelerate the pace of change for caregiving families.  Despite some recent policy advances at the federal and state levels, more needs to be done to adapt to the changing and more complex care needs of family caregivers.
posted 07.20.2015
The Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting comments, and will be hosting 12 listening sessions, on newly-released draft voluntary guidelines for Adult Protective Services (APS) systems. 
posted 07.13.2015
The White House Conference on Aging is underway, and you can watch live at whitehouse.gov. President Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks at 8:15 AM (Pacific)/11:15 AM (Eastern) time.
posted 07.10.2015
The 2015 White House Conference on Aging is this Monday, July 15, and the conference agenda details have been released today.
posted 06.11.2015
The White House Conference on Aging has been scheduled for July 13, 2015. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to fully participate in the conference. Plans are in place to live stream the conference and WHCOA staff are asking interested organizations to consider hosting watch parties, inviting… Read More
posted 05.13.2015
The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is spearheading a week of activities both to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act as well as to mobilize support for reauthorization of the Act with the necessary appropriations.
posted 03.15.2015
My name is Chad Federwitz and a new member to ASA, I am currently a graduate student at UNC-Greeley in Colorado in Gerontology. I am very interested in the area if spirituality/spiritual care and memory care, particularly in the realm of care community settings.  I am hoping to go for my PhD with a… Read More
posted 03.05.2015
This week, ASA joined SAGE, Justice in Aging (formerly the National Senior Citizens Law Center), the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, and the National Hispanic Council on Aging in filing an amicus