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Integrating wellness into medical care, dementia lessons from the ER, demystifying language and its effects, and the community paramedicine bridge Learn More
ASA has been honoring the individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the lives of older adults for more than 40 years. Submit a nomination for one of the... Learn More
Get an overview of the curriculum designed to deter fraud targeting older adults. Learn More
New payment and delivery models present opportunities. Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 09.12.2016
In the face of skyrocketing demand, guaranteed economic hardship is not an effective recruitment strategy. Read More
posted 08.30.2016
Paramedics have been an integral part of the healthcare landscape since the 1970s, when emergency medical services (EMS) were first widely implemented. Today, these highly trained professionals respond in situations commonly affecting older adults. Read More

Forums

posted 09.16.2016
On September 13, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released the report Families Caring for an Aging America. It discusses the prevalence of family caregiving of older adults in the U.S.; measures the changing demands for and demographics of family caregivers; evaluates... Read More
posted 09.09.2016
The National Family Caregiver Support Program provides important supportive services to ease the strain on caregiving families and keep them from burning out. Read the new blog post from AARP Public Policy Institute’s Lynn Friss Feinberg, who is also Immediate Past Chair of the ASA Board of... 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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ASA Washington, DC Roundtable: America’s Workforce Is Aging. Does Anybody Care? Event Details
ASA Chicagoland Roundtable: Aging Policy in Illinois Event Details
Fostering Innovation in Research on Aging Event Details

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Tapping Into New Payment and Delivery Models: An Innovative AAA-ACO Partnership to Improve Care and Reduce Costs Web Seminar Details
Addressing Ageism in the Public Policy Arena Web Seminar Details
Supporting Families through Hospice and Palliative Care Web Seminar Details