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December 2013

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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By Dario Bracco Our 2014 ASA Aging in America Conference presentation, “New Services for Elders: Technology, Management and Human Caring,” with my co-author and co-presenter Ugo Marchisio, M.D., presents the results of a three-year multidisciplinary study on what we call the New... Read More
By Rhonda Anderson In Israel volunteers utilize motorcycles to decrease response time for emergency medical needs and have increased the number of lives saved. In Detroit, where there are serious issues related to fresh food availability for citizens still living in the city, agricultural... Read More
ASA is pleased to announce the election of ten new and re-elected members to its Board of Directors. These leaders have contributed greatly to the field of aging and have demonstrated a strong commitment to ASA’s mission and values. We thank all of our new, re-elected and continuing board... Read More
By Mary Beth Anderson The need and demand for appealing and accurate health information for older adults (age 65-plus) is growing. As more and more baby-boomers age, nutritional needs change and preparing healthy meals may be challenging.   click to enlarge Older adults... Read More
By Laura Keyes and Millie DeAnda A couple in Balch Springs, Texas, faced a challenge when their granddaughter, the only driver in their house, was preparing to leave for college. Balch Springs has neither public transportation nor transportation programs for older adults. The Dallas Area Agency... Read More
By Drew Holzapfel Employee, family member, caregiver, friend, citizen—we all play multiple roles, and each comes with pressures to deliver the highest quality service. Sometimes those responsibilities require more than a 24-hour day allows, which has implications for not only individuals... Read More
By Tina Maschi In my first AgeBlog post on this topic, I described stories of trauma, abuse and resilience from older adults in the community and in prison. In pursuit of elder justice and human rights, communities and services should promote human agency and holistic well-being across the life... Read More

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