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January 2014

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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Older women are not just consumers, household-buying decision makers and caregivers. According to the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, they are also key drivers of the workforce, especially in the Great Recession. As the Sloan Center’s Oct. 2013 report, Older Women... Read More
Are you getting excited for the 2014 Aging in America Conference yet? These AgeBlog posts, all written by AiA14 presenters, offer a sneak peek into some of what you can expect at this year’s event:     Register Now! Search the Sessions Scheduled for AiA14 Featured Programs... Read More
  Learning doesn't stop when we leave school. And, as many professionals working with older adults are developing lifelong learning programs for their clients, they are often also looking for learning opportunities for themselves. Whether your job requires you to earn Continuing Education... Read More
By Ugo Marchisio Our 2014 ASA Aging in America Conference presentation, “New Services for Elders: Technology, Management and Human Caring,” with my co-author and co-presenter sociologist Dario Bracco, presents the results of a three-year multidisciplinary study on what we call the New... Read More
Last week we asked if you had made a New Year’s resolution for your work with older adults. Here are some the responses we received: Increase employment opportunities for older workers 50+ Yes I did! I want to make sure every senior in my rural part of the world has decent housing and someone... Read More
Click here to enter your name and email address to go on record in support of Assistant Secretary Greenlee in her goal to address and end elder abuse. We will proudly display the names of everyone who signs at the National Forum on Elder Justice during the 2014 Aging in America Conference where... Read More
By Patricia L. McGinnis The recent Frontline-ProPublica documentary, Life and Death in Assisted Living, and their October 2013 follow-up investigation, Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected, highlighted some of the critical issues faced by assisted living residents across the... Read More
By Elham Mahmoudi Medicare Part D is the most important extension to Medicare since the program’s inception. It took effect in January 2006 and makes prescription drug insurance available to all beneficiaries at a reasonable premium. Under Part D, every beneficiary can purchase a drug... Read More
By Ellen Driber-Hassall My colleague and I are principals at Aging Matters, LLC and have previously presented at ASA and also at the Canadian Association of Gerontology. Our firm includes service disabled veterans, business people, and educators in encore careers. We created the Engaged Aging:... Read More
Members of the American Society on Aging have access to quality educational & professional development resources and events, but your membership dues also help us reach other professionals who, like you, are facing the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly diverse aging society. Every... Read More

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