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Feeling inspired by AiA15? Submit a proposal to present next year in Washington DC, March 20-24, 2016! Learn More
Experts in aging and the American public do not share a common understanding of older adults, according to recent research by The FrameWorks Institute. Learn More
Thank you to everyone who came to the 2015 Aging in America Conference!  Learn More
This issue examines why social and health disparities persist in and frames the challenge of sustaining programs and services to ameliorate them the current climate of... Learn More

AgeBlog

posted 04.15.2015
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) and the American Society on Aging (ASA) are collaborating to co-sponsor an event honoring the 50th anniversary of Medicare. Join us (and bring along a colleague or two) at this special afternoon event. Read More
posted 04.14.2015
Closeness, intimacy and touch are lifelong needs that do not get old, even when we do.  Read More

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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
posted 03.05.2015
This week, ASA joined SAGE, Justice in Aging (formerly the National Senior Citizens Law Center), the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, and the National Hispanic Council on Aging in filing an amicus brief (PDF) with the Supreme Court for Oberfefell v. Hodges. This... Read More
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Partner Spotlight

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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Events

Medicare through the Eyes of Beneficiaries: A Medicare & Medicaid at 50 Symposium Event Details
ASA Chicagoland Roundtable: Guiding Older Adults and People with Disabilities Back to the Community Event Details
The JCCSF’s Art of Aging Gracefully Resource Fair Event Details

Web Seminars

Help for Family Caregivers in the ACA - They Gave Us an Inch, We Need a Mile! Web Seminar Details
Maximizing PD Medications: Get the Most Out of Your Treatment Plan Web Seminar Details
ReFraming Aging: Understanding and Changing the Way Americans Think About Aging Web Seminar Details