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April 2014

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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Have you ever thought about mentoring an emerging professional in the field of aging? Maybe you've always wanted to help influence up-and-coming leaders in the field, but weren't sure how? Well, here are 7 (great) reasons to become a mentor:     1.  You'll learn something... Read More
Today ASA unveils a new member benefit: ASA Mentor Advantage! This online platform, available exclusively to ASA members, is designed to enhance your ability to connect with other professionals in order to build meaningful and rewarding mentor/mentee relationships.     ASA has been... Read More
Kamela is a graduate of ASA’s Leadership Academy and is the Program Development Supervisor at Johnson City Seniors' Center in Johnson City, TN. In this series profiling ASA leadership program alumni, ASA AgeBlog asked Kamela a few questions about her interests, goals and... Read More
By Kathy Sykes and Karl Pillemer Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of the wolf,” wrote Aldo Leopold more than sixty years ago in A Sand County Almanac (1948, 1987). Leopold invested his life in observing nature. His keen ... Read More
Today, April 22, is Earth Day! But what does environmentalism have to do with aging? Here are five articles that make the important connection between being green and healthy aging.     The Intersection of Aging and the Environment By Kathy Sykes and Karl Pillemer   Eco-Elders:... Read More
Eboni is a graduate of ASA’s New Ventures in Leadership Program and is the Co-Founder of Caregiver Support Services in Omaha, Nebraska. In the first of a new series profiling ASA leadership program alumni, ASA AgeBlog asked Eboni a few questions about her interests, goals and the roles that... Read More
By Karen Peterson Move With Balance, which won the ASA 2012 MindAlert Award, has several exciting developments to share. Receiving the award gave us a hefty push to write a book, Move With Balance®: Healthy Aging Activities for Brain and Body, and create 60 online videos so others could... Read More

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