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February 2016

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posted 02.29.2016
Unfortunately, as we were reminded during last night’s Academy Awards, the stories told in films, and the actors telling those stories, often fail to reflect the diversity of experience in this country. Read More
posted 02.19.2016
In 2015, Anne Tumlinson launched the blog Daughterhood because she saw a huge need to connect family caregivers to information that would help them help their parents. Read More
posted 02.17.2016
Many adults want to live independently as they age. They enjoy the freedom and the ability to continue to pursue life on their own terms. There are two significant challenges many low-income older adults often face. Read More
posted 02.09.2016
ASA is proud to announce that Karyne Jones, president and CEO of the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. (NCBA), and NCBA Housing Management and Development Corporation, will serve as Chair-elect of ASA’s Board of Directors. Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Ten years ago I survived a terrible auto accident that in a split second made me a disabled adult. I had two choices; I could stay in bed and be taken care of, or I could do as I am doing today, and love my life, myself, my daily doings Read More
posted 02.08.2016
People who identify as transgender later in life often demonstrate great resilience in their ability to reconstruct their identity.  Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Anticipatory grief is commonly experienced among caregivers in the LGBT community, specifically while caring for a sick or disabled friend, partner or spouse who is suffering from a debilitating or terminal illness. Read More
posted 02.08.2016
One of the most frequently overlooked and misunderstood phenomena is the concept of Ambiguous Loss.  Read More
posted 02.08.2016
A new report from Justice in Aging draws the connection between fighting senior poverty, supporting caregivers, and the services needed to help older adults.  Read More
posted 02.03.2016
Over 50 sites across the country currently replicate The Bridge Model, a social work-based transitional care intervention designed for older adults discharged from the hospital back to the community.  Read More

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