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posted 02.22.2018
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society. Read More
posted 02.19.2018
“It’s an interest group of ASA, my national association – called The Network for Environments, Services and Technologies.” Smiling, he stated “Well that covers a lot of territory doesn’t it?” Read More
posted 02.02.2018
Following the Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality decision, many LGBT elders dared to believe that they could live out the remainder of their days in dignity, as full and equal citizens. Read More
posted 02.02.2018
Hurri­canes and wildfires have tested communities’ emergency readiness and ability to respond. The failure of these providers to be prepared, or to effectively implement procedures that would protect their frail, vulnerable populations, has resulted in serious health consequences,... Read More
posted 01.26.2018
Jessica Bruder, 39, an adjunct professor in the New York–based Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, set out to write a book about a 21st century labor issue, chronicling itinerant workers who toil for companies like Amazon and other seasonal employers. Read More
posted 01.24.2018
Policies that limit immigration could worsen existing shortages of direct care workers across long-term-care settings. Read More
posted 01.22.2018
“A grandmother told me that what tormented her wasn’t going back: what she dread­ed most was living apart from her loved ones." Read More
posted 01.19.2018
The In Focus Section of the January–February 2018 issue of Aging Today tackles the thorny and ever evolving issue of immigration, and its impact on citizens, documented and undocumented older adults, and elders cared for by immigrants. Read More
posted 01.19.2018
As many as one out of five Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries reportedly work in and-or are pursuing edu­cation in healthcare occupations such as home health aides and nursing assistants. Deportation fears can erode and threaten current and future... Read More
posted 01.16.2018
We at the American Society on Aging mourn the passing of Dr. Joshua Wiener. Read More

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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Jolt, Stories of Trauma and Transformation Event Details
ASA Washington, DC Roundtable - Ending Ageism & Reframing Aging - Your Role as an Advocate Event Details
2018 NASW National Conference Event Details