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Elder Self-Neglect is a Growing and Largely Hidden Problem

posted 10.09.2014

By Kaaren Boothroyd

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.

Fall for free CEUs with ASA

posted 10.02.2014

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!

Debunking the Top Three Myths of Financial Planning

posted 09.25.2014

By Kris Miller

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.

Book Review—Bisexuality: Making the Invisible Visible in Faith Communities

posted 09.22.2014

Bisexuality: Making the Invisible Visible in Faith Communities; by Marie Alford-Harkey and Rev. Debra W. Haffner; Westport, CT: Religious Institute, 2014; 95 pages.

Is there a Greater Risk of Depression among Sexual Minority Elders who Identify as Bisexual?

posted 09.22.2014

By Mark Brennan-Ing, Liz Seidel, Britta Larson and Stephen E. Karpiak

Kinsey, Klein, and Everything In Between … Sexual Fluidity as we Age

posted 09.22.2014

By Terri Clark          

Recommended Resource: The American Institute of Bisexuality

posted 09.22.2014

By Terri Clark

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.

Bisexuality After 50: the Revolving Closet Door

posted 09.22.2014

By Rev. Francesca Bongiorno Fortunato

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.

Reflections on Sexual Fluidity

posted 09.22.2014

By Ray Simon 

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.

Health and Retirement: Planning for the Great Unknown

posted 09.22.2014

By Ken Dychtwald