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July 2016

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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In late June, Kathy Greenlee announced she will leave her post at the end of July as Administrator of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker will become Acting... Read More
We are still accepting proposals to present at the 2017 ASA Aging in America Conference (AiA17!) happening in Chicago, March 20-24, 2017! Deadline: Proposals will be accepted through July 15, 2016. You can submit your presentation proposal here (you'll need to log in with your Read More
By Kathryn Kietzman The field of public health in the United States has evolved from an industrial era focus on sanitation and housing reforms to today’s more comprehensive approach that includes epidemiology, maternal and child health, environmental health, occupational health and global... Read More
By Tracey Gronniger For many, Social Security means that the middle-class worker at the end of his or her career can retire comfortably with a monthly income determined by the taxes they paid into the system. But what about those in poverty who are not eligible for Social Security, or those who... Read More
By Victor Tabbush Recent healthcare policy and payment reforms, such as Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative, the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and the Value-Based Purchasing Program, among others, share a common feature: each reform incentivizes... Read More
ASA member James Vandiver at age 80 emanates an energy matched only by his drive to help older adults and their families as director of the Harpeth Hills Resource Center on Aging in Brentwood, Tenn. He recently completed both gerontology courses ASA offers in conjunction with the USC Leonard Davis... Read More

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