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Aging in Community

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Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 

Is there a good way for my clients to plan for an event like Super Storm Sandy? What’s the latest smart growth model or in-home technology, and are there samples I could visit near my community? Where’s the closest senior center offering an up-to-date cognitive fitness programs? These subjects all fall under the heading Aging in the Community, and on this site we aim to keep our members up-to-date on the newest models for aging in place, as well as the news and research on home- and community-based programs and other topics related to Aging in Community. Check back regularly for updates. 

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Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars. 

 

Aging in America 2012 Call for Proposals Deadline -- Extended to July 5 @ 6pm PDT

Event Date: 
07.05.2011 12:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Short Description: 

Deadline to submit a proposal to present at the 2012 Aging in America Conference

Full Description: 

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Submit before 6pm PDT on July 5

If you have a best-practice program, area of expertise, research or innovation you wish to share with more than 3000 professionals in the field of aging, the Aging in America conference, scheduled for March 28-April 1, 2012 in Washington, DC, is the place to do it. 

Creative Solutions Can Combat the Growing Challenge of Older Adult Isolation

posted 08.20.2018

By Romilla Batra

In 2015, Estella, a Spanish-speaking older adult living in the Los Angeles area, was diagnosed with colon cancer and forced to quit her longtime job as a nanny. While undergoing chemother­­apy and radiation, Estella suffered from severe depression. She missed the children she had cared for and reported feeling hopeless. She also was experiencing insomnia, had difficulty con­centrating on daily activities and her medical procedures and anxiety kept her housebound for days on end.
 

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Regional Networking Events

Regional Networking Events are opportunities for ASA members to meet in person to discuss local trends, projects, initiatives and recent developments in aging. Some topics that have been addressed in the past include: Reframing Aging, Self-care for Professionals in Aging, Livable Communities, What's New in Dementia Resources, Technology and Aging and then local matters like, Aging Policy in Illinois and The Bridge Model. These generally take the form of informal presentations by local experts in aging and/or representatives of the aging population themselves.

Assisting Older Homeowners After a Natural Disaster

Event Date: 
06.20.2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time
Short Description: 

Assisting Older Homeowners After a Natural Disaster

Full Description: 

Older adults face unique challenges and exhibit different vulnerabilities during and after a natural disaster. Older homeowners, for example, may need additional assistance securing their homes and moving out of a storm's path. Recovering from the disaster may also be a challenge for older adults on fixed or limited income.

This free webcast will address both the practical challenges and resources available to aid older homeowners after a disaster. The discussion will highlight the loss mitigation and other options available to prevent mortgage foreclosure, and housing and other related assistance from FEMA.   

Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.

Presenters:

  • Odette Williamson, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Sapna Aiyer, Managing Attorney, Housing & Consumer Unit, Lone Star Legal Aid

 

ASA Expresses Concern Over Narrow Supreme Court Ruling

posted 06.04.2018

While today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop is a narrow one, ASA nonetheless disagrees with the notion that a business owner providing custom services can claim a right to violate discrimination laws. ASA joined with SAGE in filing a brief in support of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s decision that such discrimination was illegal.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Mental Health and Aging Network (MHAN)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

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