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Business & Aging

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The consumer marketplace for aging is a booming one, what with the baby boomer cohort turning age 65 at a rapid clip. But Business & Aging at ASA means something more: We analyze and advise on retirement trends, ageism in marketing and workforce issues. How long should we work and will there be enough of a caregiving workforce to take care of us as we age? You’ll find thoughts on these questions, as well as perspectives on smart retirement planning, the complexities of long-term-care insurance  and recareering and many other such transitions in later life. The business of aging is our business, so check in here for the latest information and news. 


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

Business Forum on Aging: The Business Forum on Aging (BFA) is dedicated to hosting dialogues, web seminars and programs focused on business and the broader aging landscape.

ASA Videos
Transforming Retirement: Timing, Roles, Funding, Challenges, Opportunities and a New Purpose

Featuring: Ken Dychtwald, Phd, President and CEO Age Wave
Introductions by Msgr. Charles J. Fahey, MSW, Marie Ward Doty Professor of Aging Studies, Emeritus, Fordham University and Program Officer, Milbank Memorial Fund; and Louis Colbert, MSW, Chair, American Society on Aging


Older Workers: Multiple Returns on Our Public Investment

posted 09.15.2011

You Are Invited to Attend a Congressional Breakfast Briefing… 

When: September 16, 2011 from 8:30 to 10 am

Where: SD-G11 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington DC

ASA Awards: 2006 Winners

Hall of Fame Award

Robert H. Binstock, Ph.D.

ASA Award

Larry J. Polivka, Ph.D.

ASA Awards: 2007 Winners

Hall of Fame Award

Carol Estes

ASA Award

Barbara Kennelly

ASA Awards: 2008 Winners

Hall of Fame Award

James J. Callahan, Ph.D.

ASA Award

Mae Carpenter

More Than 40 Years of ASA Awards

Awards History

The ASA Awards have a rich history of honoring pioneers, leaders, emerging stars, and innovative programs in the field of aging.

ASA Awards: 2009 Winners

Hall of Fame Award

ASA Awards: 2010 Winners

Hall of Fame Award

Employment and Earnings among 50+ People of Color

posted 08.16.2011

The Urban Institute released a report recently on the employment picture for older workers from communities of color. According to their news release, the report includes details such as the following:

Technology for Aging-in-Place: What It Means to You

Event Date: 
09.22.2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Short Description: 

This web seminar will provide an overview of new gadgets and gizmos and give you some ideas for how they might transform the way you do business

Full Description: 

The buzz around ‘virtual-care’ technologies to support aging-in-place has never been stronger. This web seminar will provide a brief overview of these new gadgets and gizmos — and give you some ideas for how they might transform the way your organization does business.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Receive an overview of the aging-in-place technology landscape
  • Understand the models of care these technologies support
  • Get a preview of what’s looming on the technology horizon
  • Learn the potential impact of these technological developments on an organization

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