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March 2013

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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The Spring 2013 issue of ASA’s quarterly journal Generations is set to hit member mailboxes or can be purchased from our website this week. Guest edited by Frank Whittington and Suzanne Kunkel, and called “Our World Growing Older: A Look at Global Aging,” it answers the question:... Read More
Last week we asked you what your favorite part about the 2013 Aging in America Conference was. Many responded that the opportunity to network with colleagues was their favorite. The multidisciplinary conference community represents the diverse settings, services and backgrounds of aging services... Read More
The World Economic Forum (WEF), founded in 1971 by German economist Klaus Schwab, was built on the idea that economic progress without social development is not sustainable. In January 2013, the WEF, a global partnership of business, political and intellectual leaders, met in... Read More
Steve Lehman, the 65-year-old manager of the SCAN Senior Resource Center in Ventura, Calif., says he’s “pleased [that] my tendency to be a public servant matches my full-time employment.” As the center’s manager, he’s involved on every operational level, from... Read More
Speakers take the stage at the fourth general session, sponsored by Walmart. The winner of Home Instead Senior Care's Caregiver Cruise giveaway. The final general session of the 2013 Aging in America Conference asked attendees to think beyond aging in America when... Read More
Monsignor Charles Fahey & Dr. Ken Dychtwald speak at the General Session on Wednesday, March 14. Today was another packed and immersive day at the 2013 Aging in America Conference. The highlight of the morning was the general session featuring Monsignor Charles... Read More
During the second day of the 2013 Aging in America Conference attendees had over 120 sessions to choose from. With so many sessions covering both the breadth and depth of the specialties represented by ASA’s diverse and multidisciplinary membership everyone could find something of interest to... Read More
The 2013 Aging in America Conference began today with concurrent workshops, the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit, peer groups and our Opening General Session. Even before afternoon sessions started the hallways were buzzing with folks from around the country greeting old friends and new... Read More
Nearly 400,000 residents of Chicago are over 60 years old. This fact, coupled with the city’s diversity, has led Chicago’s leaders and service providers to prioritize programs geared to older adults. As a result, Chicago was recently named an Aging Friendly City by the World Health... Read More
We’ve started the countdown to the 2013 Aging in America Conference! Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know as you get ready to head to Chicago… Frequently Asked Questions Where’s the conference registration desk? Plus a recorded web seminar featuring ASA staff... Read More

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