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Feeling inspired by AiA15? Submit a proposal to present next year in Washington DC, March 20-24, 2016! Learn More
Enroll now in this 5-week online program beginning August 10 and earn a certificate of completion in the Fundamentals of Gerontology from USC and ASA. Learn More
Submit a nomination for the 2016 ASA Awards which recognize individuals, programs and organizations for their contributions to the field of aging and the ASA community. Learn More
Stream Ken Dychtwald's provocative presentation during the Opening General Session of the 2015 Aging in America Conference online! Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 05.12.2015
June 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare. Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law in 1965, Medicare has opened doors to healthcare and increased economic security for hundreds of millions of older adults, people with disabilities, and their families. In... Read More
posted 05.09.2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued new rules designed to ensure that the services provided are targeted to individuals’ needs and preferences. Read More

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posted 05.13.2015
The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is spearheading a week of activities both to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act as well as to mobilize support for reauthorization of the Act with the necessary appropriations. From sharing your OAA stories, to contacting... Read More
posted 03.15.2015
My name is Chad Federwitz and a new member to ASA, I am currently a graduate student at UNC-Greeley in Colorado in Gerontology. I am very interested in the area if spirituality/spiritual care and memory care, particularly in the realm of care community settings.  I am hoping to go for my PhD... Read More
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Grantmakers in Aging and ASA are pleased to partner on the “Conversations with GIA” webinar series 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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