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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
posted 07.23.2013
As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow, illegally sold products promising to prevent, treat, and even cure diabetes are flooding the marketplace. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to use such products. They may contain harmful ingredients or... Read More
posted 06.27.2013
The Eldercare Workforce Alliance, a national coaltion of 28 organizations including ASA, has released an issue brief (PDF) to address the activity of the Congressional Commission on Long Term Care. ASA supports the EWA’s efforts to advocate for a national strategy to address long‐term care... Read More
posted 06.05.2013
ASA has joined with other members of the Eldercare Workforce Alliance to support the Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act (H.R. 1252/S.602; PDFs). The legislation was introduced in the House by Representatives Shimkus and DeGette and in the Senate by Senators Tester and Wicker. An... Read More
posted 06.05.2013
ASA has joined numerous other national aging organizations within the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) to to support the legislation introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to reauthorize and improve upon the landmark Older Americans Act, initially passed in 1965 as one of the... Read More
posted 05.16.2013
Robin Barr, Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Division of Extramural Activities, has just launched a research blog on the NIA website; visitors can sign up to get new posts. The blog will feature weekly posts on topics of interest to the research community in aging; future posts... Read More
posted 05.14.2013
ASA has joined with 15 other Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in submitting statements to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and the Ways & Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Each committee is currently conducting hearings on Medicare reimbursement with a view... Read More
posted 04.26.2013
LCAO Policy Activity The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is a coalition of 68 national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America's older population and committed to representing their interests in the policy-making arena. ASA is an LCAO member... Read More

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