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May 2016

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posted 05.31.2016
 In the spirit of sharing our initiatives and ideas that are positively affecting older adults, I’m excited to focus on a special initiative of NCRC’s National Neighbors Silver, which focuses efforts on working with banks and financial institutions to implement Age-Friendly Banking. Read More
posted 05.26.2016
After listening to the Community-based Project’s presentation at the Leadership Institute, the following six tips stuck with me. Read More
posted 05.25.2016
The greatest challenge to elders is not ageism, it is dysfunction in our political, ecological and economic systems.  Read More
posted 05.25.2016
While there are many candidates for America’s list of core historical values, scientific progress would be near the top of all lists.  Read More
posted 05.24.2016
We don’t have every answer for everything we might find, but if we don’t try, we won’t ever get to the answers that could save lives.  Read More
posted 05.16.2016
ASA’s Student and Emerging Professionals (STEP) Group is excited to report about the phenomenal success of their second annual mentoring session series and events that were featured at AiA16! Read More
posted 05.16.2016
The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, edited by Anne Basting, Maureen Towey, and Ellie Rose, describes the collaboration of three disparate entities experimenting with a novel approach for engaging long-term care residents in life enrichment activities. Read More
posted 05.12.2016
Out of my concern for and curiosity about older adults I often wonder, “How can we, as professionals in aging, encourage and help elders find substance, happiness, healing, inspiration and, importantly—purpose and fulfillment?" Read More
posted 05.12.2016
The triple threat is an opportunity to rethink not only training and compensation for nursing assistants, but to re-imagine the frontline workforce in light of all we know about delivering quality, person-directed care.  Read More
posted 05.11.2016
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them. Read More

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