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Aging in Community

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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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Lance Robertson sworn in as ACL administrator

posted 08.15.2017

After unanimous confirmation in early August by the U.S. Senate, Lance A. Robertson was officially sworn in on August 11, 2017, as the Assistant Secretary for Aging and the Administrator, Administration for Community Living (ACL), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Summer of Love: From Fantasy to Fallout

posted 08.11.2017

By W. Andrew Achenbaum

The Summer of Love’s epicenter (1967) was the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, a 25-square­block district of San Francisco. The neighborhood’s Victorian houses, originally built for Irish workers, were in 1967 rented to students and musicians (such as guitarist Jerry Garcia, his wife, and his band, The Grateful Dead) for $25 a month. That year, about 100,000 youth traveled to Haight-Ashbury from the United States and abroad.


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Baby Boomers: From Great Expectations to a Crisis of Meaning

posted 08.10.2017

By Harry R. Moody

A few years ago, I had what seemed like a great idea. I began to think seriously about disillusionment, both my own and what it might mean about aging. So I did a bit of research, and put together a poster session on the subject for the Gerontological Society of America’s annual conference. I was excited and eager to share with others my thinking on this subject.


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34th Annual Adult Protective Services Conference

Event Date: 
10.03.2017 (All day) - 10.06.2017 (All day)
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Event Location
Address 1: 
7355 Padre Blvd.
City: 
South Padre Island
State: 
TEXAS
Zip: 
78597
Short Description: 

34th Annual Texas Adult Protective Services Conference

Full Description: 

Join us in protecting the unprotected... with purpose, passion and persistence!

Please join us at the 34th Adult Protective Services (APS) Conference in South Padre Island, Texas on October 3-6, 2017. The annual event hosted by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services brings together over 500 people to learn from more than 50 workshops presented by top professionals from all over the world. This conference attracts bankers, lawyers, social workers, nurses, doctors, law enforcement, insurance investigators, counselors, home health agencies, and of course, Adult Protective Service staff. With a history of attendance from almost every state in the U.S., this is no local conference! The APS Conference will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Centre at 7355 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597. Six conference hotels in close proximity to the convention center are offering a $91 per night conference rate.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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

Love, in Retrospect

posted 08.07.2017

By Amanda Smith Barusch

I was 12 years old during the Summer of Love, with a pixie haircut, a best friend, and a horse that I rode in the hills. My parents, my brother, and I watched the 6 p.m. news on television. Flower children kissed and danced in the streets of San Francisco, while Walter Cronkite’s deep voice explained what it all meant. Five decades later, we still wonder what it all meant—and whether the Summer of Love changed anything. (Author’s personal reflections)


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