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April 2017

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04.24.2017
By Jeff Todd “Your eyesight is the first to go.” “It’s just part of getting older.” Such phrases of acceptance are often heard as we enter our 40s and 50s. Yes, our eyes—our vision—will invariably change as we age; however, through early detection of eye... Read More
04.21.2017
Reforming Advanced Illness and End-of-Life Care: The Way Forward By Alison Hood The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person- and family-centered care consistent with their goals and values. The... Read More
04.17.2017
By Catherine Anderson There’s a saying that “You manage what you measure.” Whether you’re a program administrator within a state agency, a CEO of a health plan or a healthcare provider, what we choose to measure dictates where we focus our time and resources. That’s... Read More
04.13.2017
By Holly Nelson-Becker All of us appreciate beauty in our lives. Some of us search for it, expecting to find it in objects, a painting, photo, nature, or what we observe outside ourselves. Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī was a 13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet who was able to see clearly what... Read More
04.12.2017
Interview by Tricia Neuman Editor’s Note: ASA was honored to have the participation of Dorothy Rice, former director of health insurance research at the Social Security Administration, in our Summer 2015 issue of Generations, “Medicare at 50 Years.” Ms. Rice, in what was... Read More

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