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On Aging Institute

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ASA’s On Aging Institute brings together top researchers, policymakers and practitioners to collectively tackle big problems in aging. Innovation comes from a sound mix of research, experience and daring, and we are excited to announce our newest effort around this. Projects housed within our On Aging Institute create collaborative solutions that can be taught and replicated across the country. Led by Dr. Leanne Clark-Shirley, gerontologist and VP of Programs, each of these multiyear initiatives will concentrate on issues including equity, economic security, ageism and mental health.

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Current On Aging Institute Projects

SAGE and ASA partnered this fall to address the urgent issue of congregate food programs during the pandemic. 

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ASA-created practical guides to support our work in aging.


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Member- and sponsor-driven education in aging, with opportunities to earn Continuing Education Units at no cost.

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Online gerontology curriculum offered by ASA and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.


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