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Hepatitis C (HCV) is a life-threatening form of liver disease that has infected one in 30 baby boomers. Learn More
The healthcare system continues to pivot toward rewarding value, accountability, and integration. Learn More
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Honor a colleague with a nomination for one of ASA's coveted awards. Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 09.14.2017
Seniors are among the populations most susceptible to the negative impacts of disease-related malnutrition. In fact, the elderly account for the majority of malnutrition cases in US. Read More
posted 09.13.2017
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is projected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050. To help educate about and combat Alzheimer’s, ASA is pleased to introduce a special supplement to Generations, “Supporting People with Dementia... Read More

Forums

posted 09.11.2017
Evidence-based support services can make a real difference in the daily lives of people with dementia and their family caregivers, but they are not widely available in communities. Read the new paper by AARP Public Policy Institute’s Lynn Friss Feinberg, immediate Past Board Chair of ASA, to learn... 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

Partner Spotlight

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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ASA Washington DC Roundtable - Reforming Advanced Illness and End-of-Life Care: The Way Forward Event Details
34th Annual Adult Protective Services Conference Event Details
33rd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity 2017 Event Details

Web Seminars

One in 30 Baby Boomers Has Hepatitis C: What Professionals Can Do to Educate and Lessen Risk Web Seminar Details
Taking Integrated Care Success to the Next Level: Statewide Innovation in Virginia Web Seminar Details
Dementia: A Global Health Priority Web Seminar Details