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November 2014

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Linda Jones 415-974-9638; AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING ANNOUNCES NEW AND CONTINUING BOARD LEADERSHIP San Francisco, Calif., November 12, 2014—The American Society on Aging (ASA) is pleased to announce the election of 12 new or re-... Read More
By Bruce A. Chernof It’s time to stop. Throw away your preconceived notions about what it means to get older and the support we likely will need as we age. Stop using language that frames the later phase of life as if one’s only purpose is to be a full-time patient seeking a high-... Read More
By Kathy Greenlee Today, somewhere in our nation, no one responded to her screams when a woman living in a nursing home fell. Today, the son of a man living in assisted living stole money from his father’s checking account. Today, a caregiver argued with a woman living in her own apartment... Read More
By George Vradenburg $1.2 trillion. That’s the projected annual cost by 2050 of caring for Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s. To put it in perspective, the price tag for rescuing the U.S. financial system during the 2008 crash was $700 billion. The Apollo program to land an... Read More

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