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July 2016

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posted 07.28.2016
I am writing to clarify information regarding certification of the gerontological social work workforce, as addressed in Gregg A. Warshaw and Elizabeth J. Bragg’s article, “The Essential Components of Quality Geriatric Care. Read More
posted 07.28.2016
Much progress has been made in gaining equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States. However, institutionalized discrimination and homophobia the healthcare realm and in senior services remain problematic. Read More
posted 07.28.2016
In the field of aging, how far up the ladder have we come? Have we gotten beyond the “citizen input” stage of public participation? Read More
posted 07.19.2016
In late June, Kathy Greenlee announced she will leave her post at the end of July as Administrator of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker will become Acting... Read More
posted 07.18.2016
Have you saved the dates for the 2017 Aging in America Conference happening in Chicago, March 20-24? This infographic provides some fun facts and insightful stats about the annual ASA conference. Read More
posted 07.15.2016
If you work in the aging field, it’s likely you are familiar with adult protective services (APS) programs. APS programs exist in every U.S. county and state. Programs vary by state in location in government and specific populations served, but they all share the goal of investigating abuse,... Read More
posted 07.07.2016
The deadline to submit a proposal at submit at AiA17 was extended to July 15! Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A new guide for advance care planning discussions—nicknamed A REFLECTION—can help doctors address patients’ concerns, as they become more aware of their own cultural biases. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
Aging cuts across all 21st century public health concerns including bioterrorism, natural disasters, climate change and infectious diseases—but has the public health field come of  age?  Read More

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