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January 2017

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01.27.2017
  Editor’s note: The SCAN Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Administration for Community Living, the Gary and Mary West Foundation, the Marin Community Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation have united to fund a three-year grant to develop and... Read More
01.27.2017
  Editor’s note: The SCAN Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Administration for Community Living, the Gary and Mary West Foundation, the Marin Community Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation have united to fund a three-year grant to develop and... Read More
01.27.2017
The new President and the new Congress are moving quickly to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, and major cuts to and restructuring of Medicaid and Medicare may not be far behind. We must make our voices heard to let policymakers know that these changes will hurt older Americans and people with... Read More
01.18.2017
Aging was not discussed in the presidential campaign leading up to the 2016 election. But the rapid and substantial aging of the American populace requires quick action. The Winter 2016–17 issue of Generations (sponsored by LTC Partners, LLC) includes fifteen articles that lay out actionable... Read More
01.17.2017
By Nathaniel Boehme When I stepped off the plane coming back from Iraq in late 2006, I was met by family and loved ones who celebrated my return and greeted me with warm hugs and kind words. This helped immensely to start my conversion back to a life at home—a non-combat world off the... Read More
01.17.2017
By Ralph Mills The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers the most comprehensive suite of programs and services for LGBT older adults in the country. The Center has more than 3,500 LGBT older adult clients and offers services and programs such as medical care, housing, enrichment and educational... Read More
01.17.2017
By Kathleen M. Sullivan Like many who direct senior centers or nonprofits serving LGBT older adults, I consistently look for ways to better serve my clients and support my staff. With tight budgets and multiple demands, it’s not always easy, and can be rather daunting. Poverty, isolation... Read More
01.11.2017
By Richard Adler Millions of Americans—as many as 43.5 million according to a recent national survey—are engaged in providing care for family members or friends who are ill or disabled. The good news is that in recent years, the topic of caregiving has gotten more public attention... Read More
01.10.2017
By Paul P. Falkowski, Ph.D.   I think it’s common knowledge by now that we are facing serious challenges for providing an adequate and well-trained workforce in the long-term care community.  With more than a million job vacancies projected by the year 2020, (just three years... Read More
01.08.2017
An update from ASA’s Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST) By Philip B. Stafford, PhD, Chair, NEST For NEST, this has been the year of co-design. We have tried to introduce ASA members to the idea that environments, services and technologies can be improved and... Read More

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