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Part of the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center webinar series sponsored by the Administration for Community Living. Learn More
The Call for Proposals to present at ASA’s Aging in America Conference is now open! Learn More
Earn a certificate of completion and CEUs in a convenient & flexible online format. Learn More
Update on aging advocacy, embracing the resistance, three persistent advocates, lessons from Shanghai, and pushing nursing homes to improve.   Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 06.14.2018
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships. Read More
posted 06.04.2018
The Court's decision today means there is more to do to ensure a bright aging future for all people, regardless of identity. Read More

Forums

posted 05.09.2018
By Karyne Jones and Bill Benson The American Society on Aging is committed to improving the quality of life for all older Americans, and its members especially are concerned with the welfare and well-being of lower-income elders who face years of struggle to maintain an adequate and nutritious... Read More
posted 12.21.2017
ASA is considering a return to using our online forum as a hub for news, discussions on policy and continued networking among the membership community. Read More
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The SCAN Foundation is an independent public charity devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence. ASA is pleased to collaborate with the SCAN Foundation and other partners to support a new national integrated care initiative. View upcoming web seminars.

 

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2018 NASW National Conference Event Details
Assisting Older Homeowners After a Natural Disaster Event Details
Mended Hearts National Education and Training Conference 2018 Event Details

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Finding the Balance: Enhancing Self-Efficacy in Persons Living with Dementia Web Seminar Details
What We Know About Hoarding Disorder: Research and Treatment Innovations Web Seminar Details
Reframing Aging: Organizational Adoption and Integration Web Seminar Details