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OTC and prescription drugs and dementia; predicting voting behavior; the gun control divide; race, age and votes; and demystifying retirement.     Learn More
ASA is seeking volunteers to serve on its program committees and constituent group councils. Applications are open now through October 31, 2018.  Learn More
Nominations for the 2019 ASA Leadership Awards are now being accepted. Deadline is October 15. Learn More


posted 09.21.2018
LGBT older people are twice as likely to be single and live alone and four times less likely to have children. Read More
posted 09.20.2018
Following the Sandy Hook shooting, a grassroots organization, Grandmothers Against Gun Vio­lence, was founded in 2013 in Kansas/Missouri. Since then, chapters have arisen in states including Washington, Florida and Tex­as Read More


posted 08.31.2018
ASA recently joined more than 30 other national organizations, including AARP, Justice in Aging, and NCOA, in a letter to the House and Senate conference committee seeking to reconcile differences between the two chambers in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Popularly known as the “... Read More
posted 08.07.2018
ASA has joined with the We Stand With Seniors initiative, launched by West Health and The SCAN Foundation, in calling upon California’s major-party gubernatorial candidates to engage in a debate on important issues affecting older Californians. In encourging the candidates to participate ASA... Read More
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