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posted 01.28.2015
The 30-plus-year debate over the future of Social Security has taken a turn for the better. Progressive Democratic lawmakers who have provided vital support for Social Security in Washington are moving away from their longtime defensive posture and declaring their support for... Read More
posted 01.27.2015
This past September, labor organizer Ai-Jen Poo was awarded a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” for her work pursuing rights for the 1 to 2 million domestic workers (including homecare workers) in the United States. Read More


posted 12.15.2014
The bipartisan Elder Justice Coalition (EJC) today commended Congress for its final passage of legislation to secure first time funding for the Elder Justice Act calling it “an important recognition that prevention of elder abuse deserves more federal attention.” This was accomplished... Read More
posted 10.15.2014
White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Executive Director Nora Super has announced the launch of the WHCOA website, where you’re encouraged to visit to get updates on conference activities and to stay involved with conference planning. Ms. Super also has a blog on the site. 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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CNYGEC Elective: Definign & Dignifying Dementia and Associated Mental Health Disorder in Elders Event Details
CNYGEC Elective: Geriatrics and Palliative Care in the Hospital Event Details
Diversity in Aging Event Details

Web Seminars

The Time is Now to Address Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia Web Seminar Details
Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors Web Seminar Details
The Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Mental Health Care Web Seminar Details