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posted 06.17.2016
On June 14, 125 members and stakeholders participated in our new ASA Washington DC Regional Roundtable session on Ageism in America. Presenters were John Feather, PhD, CEO of Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) and former ASA Board Chair, and Bob Blancato, MPA, ASA Board Chair and President of Matz,... Read More
posted 06.15.2016
Lessons in coordination, collaboration, and advocacy from California’s Elder Justice Coalition. Read More
posted 06.14.2016
Please join us for a presentation and panel discussion on the landscape, challenges, and advocacy surrounding the eldercare workforce, as covered in the Spring 2016 issue of Generations journal. Read More
posted 06.14.2016
We at the American Society on Aging were deeply saddened to learn of the tragedy this weekend in Orlando. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time, as well as with the entire LGBT and Latino communities in Florida, and around the country.  Read More
posted 06.08.2016
Our new labor market requires stakeholders begin to compete for direct care workers through higher pay, benefits, predictable hours, training, and support. Read More
posted 06.07.2016
AARP welcomes Robert “Bob” Blancato to its Board of Directors. Read More
posted 06.02.2016
Each year at the Aging in America Conference (AiA), ASA conducts the Leadership Institute, a five-day intensive program meant to foster the next generation of leaders in the field of aging. Curricula tracks field trends and instructs on leading a multicultural, inclusive team of... Read More
posted 06.01.2016
Improved collaboration among federally funded programs at the federal, state and local level s is a key component in helping rural older adults to connect with available services in their rural communities. Read More
posted 06.01.2016
Neumann is committed to changing how patients are treated at the end of life—especially those with limited resources. She is the author of a new book, The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America Read More
posted 06.01.2016
The world of healthcare is slowly acknowledging what community-based social service workers have known for decades—health happens at home. Read More

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2016 Florida Conference on Aging Event Details
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