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Leadership in Aging

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

posted 10.22.2015
The workplace, the healthcare industry, and scientific research are three areas that could benefit from interventions aimed at breaking down—and eliminating—ageism. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Claude Pepper, master advocate, staunchly advocated for the rights, value, and personhood of older adults. What actions might he prescribe today as aging policy holds a precarious place on the U.S. political agenda? Read More
posted 10.20.2015
Multiple gaps exist between aging experts’ and the American public’s understanding of aging. How can we forge better messaging about the challenges of aging? Read More
posted 10.20.2015
Ageism is endemic in some federal programs: a better federal response is required to fix this malady and address future challenges such as caregiving and financial security. Read More
posted 10.19.2015
Ageism predated Robert Butler, and remains in effect to this day. Read More
posted 09.21.2015
Here we highlight three Community AGEnda grants to illustrate how building public will, engaging across sectors and advancing age-friendly public policies helped to create sustained interest in age-friendly work. Read More
posted 07.01.2015
The only three National Resource Centers (NRC) in the United States focused on aging Native populations are the 2015 ASA Network on Multicultural Aging (NOMA) Award winners.  Read More
posted 06.29.2015
I found a purpose that had not been in any life plan or on any list of goals, but one that evolved out of personal experience, research and passion: It was clear that the aging of the baby boomers was and is creating innumerable crises that need immediate attention—and I needed and... Read More
posted 06.29.2015
In June 2014, the Obama administration nominated Carolyn W. Colvin to head the Social Security Administration (SSA). She has been serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, and, in August 2015, she will be on hand to observe the agency’s 80th anniversary.  Read More
posted 06.29.2015
Ten years ago, I experienced a stunning revelation. By then, I had spent 25 years as a gerontologist. I was professionally occupied with all things aging. Read More

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