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March 2017

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posted 03.24.2017
“This was my first ASA conference and I loved it! Met some great folks and learned some good information. Can’t wait until next year.” Read More
posted 03.23.2017
From pet longevity to care transitions to evidence-based practice, the third day of the 2017 Aging in America Conference continued the incredible journey. Read More
posted 03.22.2017
An amazing day of discovering, learning and connections. The 2017 Aging in America Conference continues. Read More
posted 03.21.2017
Aging in America 2017 is underway, and opened Monday with a record-breaking number of first-day attendees. Read More
posted 03.19.2017
We all need to double (and triple) our advocacy and education about the benefits of healthcare (and other at-risk) services and programs and about the impact of their repeal, modification or funding cuts. For ASA members, this means taking the time to educate your congressional delegation about... Read More
posted 03.10.2017
When rates of preventable deaths by cause are mapped, as The Washington Post did in November 2016, the maps look much like the map of the recent presidential election. States that voted for Donald Trump appear to have a higher percentage of preventable deaths than those states that voted for... Read More
posted 03.10.2017
It is no secret that Republicans want to move decisions out of Washington. On the table are block grants for Medicaid, premium support for Medicare and relying more upon private insurance. The congressional leadership, backed by an amenable Administration, may well be able to move forward in all... Read More
posted 03.09.2017
These are times of great ferment in relation to prescription drugs, especially as they relate to older patients. Controversy and change are brewing in the areas of medication research, approval, promotion, pricing and reimbursement. Read More
posted 03.09.2017
The American people should not be fooled. If Social Security or Medicare is transformed, it will be for ideological reasons. The result will be less adequate coverage for all of us, but especially, our most vulnerable fellow citizens. Read More
posted 03.09.2017
Aging service providers have an essential role to play in ensuring the well-being, vitality and quality of life of individuals, families and communities. Yet if they are to flourish in a rapidly changing social, political and economic environment, it is essential that leaders of these organizations... 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
2017 NASW Virtual Conference: "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details

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