ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

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Are you ready to lead the way in making the world a better place for older adults? Take the first step with the 2016 ASA Leadership Institute. Learn More
Join nearly 3,000 professionals who share your commitment to improving the quality of life for older adults at the 2016 Aging in America Conference! Learn More
Where will we live as we age? The housing landscape and a defense of CCRCs, confronting racism in medicine, did the WHCOA fail? and free rides do exist!.  Learn More
The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2016 ASA Awards has been extended to December 15. Submit a nomination today!  Learn More


posted 11.23.2015
An inspiration to help older adults get around came to Bob Carr and his wife, Anne, as they parked for an exercise class at the YMCA one day in Atlanta. Read More
posted 11.23.2015
The idea that independence is best preserved by aging in place is a myth exposed when elders must rely on family, friends, a plethora of professional caregivers and, often, an assisted living facility or nursing home. Read More


posted 11.18.2015
Respite is one of the most pressing needs of families and friends who take on a caregiving role. Read the AARP Public Policy Institute’s latest blog post by Lynn Friss Feinberg, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor at AARP's Public Policy Institute, and ASA Board Chair, on why we need a new... Read More
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... Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series beginning in 2014. Grantmakers in Aging is a national catalyst for philanthropy dedicated to improving the experience of aging. The “Conversations with GIA” series offers a host of engaging topics relevant to all aging professionals, from senior housing and the transformational power of the arts to hunger in America and economic security in older age. View upcoming web seminars.


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