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September 2017

Monthly Archive (Creativity and Lifelong Learning)

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09.28.2017
The winner of the 2017 Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Educa­tion is Thomas Kamber, executive director of New York-based Older Adults Technology Ser­vices (OATS), for OATS’ Senior Planet training program. The award is given to an individual or organization that... Read More
09.28.2017
By Carol Levine  You’re going home tomorrow!” Surely these must be among the most welcome words heard by a hospital patient. But between that statement and a trouble-free transition lie potential problems that can lead to poor outcomes and unplanned hospital readmissions. One... Read More
09.28.2017
By Janis Orlowski and Michael Dill  It is a common enough tale. A concerned daughter needs to find a new primary care physician for her parents. They live in rural Wisconsin, two hours west of Green Bay. The number and frequency of their health concerns are growing. They need an accessible... Read More
09.28.2017
By Cindy Padilla  Rural America defies easy definition. It is large and diverse, geographically, ethnically and culturally. In 2010, rural America was home to approximately 20 percent of the U.S. popu­lation, yet about 95 percent of U.S territory is still officially designated as rural.... Read More
09.14.2017
By Debra BenAvram What does malnutrition look like? It might be very different than you think. In fact, all too frequently, it looks a lot like my dad. Not long ago, Dad was admitted to the hospital. Because he is not underweight, he did not appear malnourished. Yet he had no appetite and grew... Read More
09.13.2017
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is projected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050. To help educate about and combat Alzheimer’s, ASA is pleased to introduce a special supplement to Generations, “Supporting People with Dementia... Read More
09.07.2017
By Steve Toll I have been a musician for as long as I can remember. At age 9, I started playing the violin; at 13, I taught myself to play guitar and sing popular songs. I studied with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and, in 1970, attended Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music. In... Read More

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