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posted 10.03.2014
The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on adult day services (ADS) by ASA Board Chair, Lynn Friss Feinberg, who writes that that ADS provides supportive services for both the adult with functional limitations and their family caregiver. With more consumers rejecting nursing... Read More
posted 07.01.2014
On June 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Carolyn Watts Colvin as Commissioner of Social Security. President Obama said, “I am grateful for Carolyn’s past service in various roles at the Social Security Administration, and I am confident that she will... Read More
posted 05.01.2014
It’s time to banish the word “informal” when referring to the complex care provided by family members and friends. Read why, in a new AARP Public Policy Institute blog by ASA Board Chair, Lynn Friss Feinberg, Family Caregiving: There’s Nothing Informal about It. Read More
posted 10.30.2013
The U.S. Senate HELP Committee voted today to approve the OAA reauthorization bill after defeating the Burr amendment by a margin of 14-7—the amendment would have eliminated the “hold harmless” provisions in the Act, which were introduced in the Act’s 2006 Reauthorization.... Read More
posted 10.30.2013
Yesterday, ASA joined other members of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in signing on to a Chair's letter supporting reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. The letter was sent to Senators Harkin (D-IA), Alexander (R-TN), Sanders (I-VT), and Burr (R-NC), respectively the... Read More
posted 10.11.2013
ASA today supported a Chair's Letter from the Leadership Council of Aging Organiztions, a coalition of 69 national aging organizations, to Congressional leadership. The letter (PDF) urges Congress to quickly resolve the current impasse by approving both a continuing resolution and debt-ceiling... Read More
posted 09.25.2013
The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee of the U.S. Senate will be marking up the 2013 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act on October 2. A new draft of the legislation can be downloaded here. Have an opinion about the legislation, or the impact of the OAA? We hope you... Read More
posted 09.12.2013
ASA has endorsed the House version of the Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention act introduced to the House today by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D.-Pa.). The announcement from Rep. Cartwright’s office is available here. Last year, ASA similarly endorsed the Senate version of the bill, offered by... Read More
posted 09.10.2013
ASA is one of more than 325 national, state and local organizations to have signed on to a recent letter (PDF) to the Congressional Tri-Caucus (comprising the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus), applauding their... Read More
posted 07.26.2013
Former FoNIA Chair Mary Jo Hoeksema at the Population Association of America is sharing a “Dear Colleague” letter which was circulated in the House of Representatives on July 24 by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.). The congresswoman is asking members of the House to sign... Read More

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