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posted 05.24.2016
We don’t have every answer for everything we might find, but if we don’t try, we won’t ever get to the answers that could save lives.  Read More
posted 05.16.2016
ASA’s Student and Emerging Professionals (STEP) Group is excited to report about the phenomenal success of their second annual mentoring session series and events that were featured at AiA16! Read More
posted 05.16.2016
The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, edited by Anne Basting, Maureen Towey, and Ellie Rose, describes the collaboration of three disparate entities experimenting with a novel approach for engaging long-term care residents in life enrichment activities. Read More
posted 05.12.2016
Out of my concern for and curiosity about older adults I often wonder, “How can we, as professionals in aging, encourage and help elders find substance, happiness, healing, inspiration and, importantly—purpose and fulfillment?" Read More
posted 05.12.2016
The triple threat is an opportunity to rethink not only training and compensation for nursing assistants, but to re-imagine the frontline workforce in light of all we know about delivering quality, person-directed care.  Read More
posted 05.11.2016
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them. Read More
posted 05.11.2016
Incorporating content on LGBTQ+ aging populations into the social work curriculum can be challenging, especially when teaching students in a region known for discrimination and prejudice toward LGBTQ+ individuals. Read More
posted 05.10.2016
What do we have to show for the eight years since the IOM’s critical report, and how can we foment more rapid change? Read More
posted 05.10.2016
EWA is working to build a strong eldercare workforce—and improve the quality of life for older adults. Read More
posted 05.10.2016
Charting the progress of much-needed funding streams to support education, training, and development of America’s eldercare workforce. Read More

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