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April 2016

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Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 
posted 04.28.2016
These web seminars bring AiA16 right to your home or office, are free for ASA members and include complimentary CEUs! Read More
posted 04.27.2016
Retaining brain health and cognitive fitness as we age are two topics that recently have been gaining national and global attention from researchers, providers and healthcare professionals. Read More
posted 04.26.2016
Exposure to aging LGBTQ issues is very important to all social work students because they will surely be interacting with this population at some point in their career. Read More
posted 04.25.2016
Here I am, teaching a class called “Changing Times, Changing Lives: Navigating Sexuality in a Maturing Society” to a packed room of students not just listening with rapt attention, but also working ahead on course material. Read More
posted 04.22.2016
While I certainly support the integration of LGBT issues into gerontology courses, I also want to challenge those of us who teach LGBTQI courses, to integrate issues of aging.  Read More
posted 04.22.2016
For higher education teachers, the search for more effective methods of educating students is continuous. This is especially true when integrating sensitive topics, such as aging issues in marginalized populations. Read More
posted 04.21.2016
Colleges and universities across the country are struggling with the same issues; how to provide experiences to both inform the general student body in issues of diversity as well as welcome students from diverse groups.  Read More
posted 04.21.2016
The roadblocks to effectively including LGBTQ viewpoints in the classroom are exacerbated when attention is turned to LGBTQ elders and their unique needs and concerns.  Read More
posted 04.21.2016
A Special Report by Justice in Aging, How to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Older Adults, created in partnership with The National Alliance to End Homelessness, outlines the growing problem of homelessness among older adults and recommends policy solutions. Read More
posted 04.18.2016
For professionals in the field of aging, online courses can be an engaging and convenient way to learn new information and brush up on old skills. And the summertime is a great time to enroll in one of the joint online courses offered by ASA and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Read More

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The JCCSF’s Art of Aging Gracefully Resource Fair Event Details
Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada Event Details
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