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August 2011

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posted 08.29.2011
Editor’s Note: This article appears in the September/October, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering issues in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online... Read More
posted 08.23.2011
Linda Noelker Honored with Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame Induction   Linda S. Noelker Linda S. Noelker, PhD, currently Senior Vice President and Director of the Katz Policy Institute at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA), and a former member of ASA’... Read More
posted 08.18.2011
by Betsy Dorsett On August 18th a group of faith leaders, lay persons, aging advocates and LGBTQI-identified older adults gathered in Oakland, Calif., for “Faith and Aging: A Conference for LGBTQI Spiritual Justice.” The event was sponsored by The Coalition of Welcoming Congregants... Read More
posted 08.18.2011
by Alison Biggar Every week, Merl Reagle creates crossword puzzles that are syndicated in 50 newspapers across the country. Known for his wit, facility with word patterns and for starring in the crossword puzzle movie Wordplay, Reagle has now used his talents to design a National Brain Game... Read More
posted 08.16.2011
The Urban Institute released a report recently on the employment picture for older workers from communities of color. According to their news release, the report includes details such as the following: Among men age 50 to 61 employed full time, 2009 median earnings totaled $56,100 for non-... Read More
posted 08.11.2011
Does your organization have a program that promotes cognitive fitness in older adults? Read on…  Last year ASA recognized the Joining Elders with Early Learners (JEWEL) program as the 2011 winner of the MindAlert award sponsored by the MetLife Foundation. JEWEL , which is located in... Read More
posted 08.08.2011
Nomination Deadline: October 12, 2011 Every year ASA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations for their contributions to ASA, to the field of aging, and to older adults. The goal of these awards is to bring attention to the individual, organizations and programs that are making a... Read More
posted 08.02.2011
  Reach more than 3000 professionals in aging: Exhibit at ASA’s 2012 Aging in America conference! Next March, more than 3000 professionals who work with older adults will convene in Washington, DC for ASA’s annual Aging in America Conference (March 28-April 1). At the... Read More

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