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Riding the Age Wave

posted 10.31.2011

Gerontologist Ken Dychtwald believes that “the 21st century will be ruled by the old.”

In “Riding the Age Wave: How Health Care Can Stay Afloat,” from the October, 2011, issue of Caring magazine, he lays out a primer on the impacts of the longevity revolution and modern aging, including:

First National Convening Looks at the Needs of LGBT Elders of Color

posted 10.05.2011

On October 12–13, 2011, GRIOT Circle, in collaboration with the POC Committee of the Leadership Council of ASA’s LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN), will bring together national leaders in aging for a first National Convening of its kind: highlighting the needs and concerns of LGBT elders of color, an historically and currently underserved population.

Shining a Light on Young Caregivers

posted 09.21.2011

America's Only Youth Caregiving Group
Illumines a Silent Epidemic

By ASA Staff

It wasn’t until a therapist asked Connie Siskowski about her experience as a young caregiver to her beloved grandfather—if she thought it was normal thing for a kid to do—that Siskowski realized it wasn’t.

Early one morning, when she went to give her grandfather his medication, she found his lifeless body. Siskowski was only 13 years old.


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Fit-4-Life Wins the 2011 NOMA Award

posted 08.29.2011

Editor’s Note: This article appears in the September/October, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering issues in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store.


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Member in the News

posted 08.23.2011

Linda Noelker Honored with Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame Induction

Join the effort to raise $500,000 to promote wellness for adults age 50-plus!

posted 07.13.2011

Join the effort to raise $500,000 to promote wellness for adults age 50+!

Improving LGBT Lives, One Law at a Time

posted 07.12.2011

Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store. Photo: iStockPhoto/PeskyMonkey.


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Robert Butler’s Legacy Lives On

posted 07.12.2011

Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store. Photo courtesy of ILC–USA.


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LGBT Aging Comes of Age and Holds Lessons for all Elders

posted 07.11.2011

Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store


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Caring for Elders During a Natural Disaster: We Can Do Better—but Are We?

posted 07.11.2011

Editor’s Note: This article appears in the July/August, 2011, issue of Aging Today, ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering advances in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive Aging Today as a member benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions at our online store. Photo courtesy of Irene Collins.


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