Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according to a new survey of elder care experts. The survey which was conducted by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) finds that self-neglect among seniors is the most common form of non-financial elderly abuse/neglect encountered by care managers, far outpacing encounters with physical or sexual abuse or neglect by others.
This fall we are pleased to be able to bring lots of new opportunities for ASA members to earn free CEUs!
Members are eligible to earn CEUs from all of ASA’s web seminars for which CEUs are offered at no charge and, thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, we are able to offer many web seminars, including CEUs, at no charge to non-members as well!
Most people who have a 401K or an IRA have little idea of where their money is invested. When you ask, “Where’s your retirement money?” They reply, “At the bank,” or “With my broker.” It is no wonder so many people are financially unprepared for retirement.
Bisexuality: Making the Invisible Visible in Faith Communities; by Marie Alford-Harkey and Rev. Debra W. Haffner; Westport, CT: Religious Institute, 2014; 95 pages.
The American Institute of Bisexuality (AIB) encourages, supports and assists research on and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to enhance the publics’ knowledge, awareness and understanding of bisexuality.
It’s a truism among bisexuals that “coming out” is not a one-shot deal for us, but a constant process. On Facebook, “Relationship Status” is of great importance when it comes to the ways others judge and define us. For those of us who identify as bisexual, relationship status has been a defining aspect of our identities (from the perspectives of other people in our lives) since long before the advent of social media.
For several years, I’ve had the good fortune to publish articles on gender, sexuality and LGBT issues in some of Philadelphia’s alternative newspapers, including the Philadelphia Gay News.