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posted 09.11.2017
Evidence-based support services can make a real difference in the daily lives of people with dementia and their family caregivers, but they are not widely available in communities. Read the new paper by AARP Public Policy Institute’s Lynn Friss Feinberg, immediate Past Board Chair of ASA, to learn... Read More
posted 10.22.2013
May 11 - 14, 2014 2014 North American Conference on Elderly Mobility: Best Practices From Around the World: A Decade of Progress  at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center The Planning Committee of the 2014 North American Conference on Elderly Mobility is seeking abstracts for... 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 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 03.05.2013
The following is a press release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency about “National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.” Individuals who work with or care for older people have a responsibility to do what they can to ensure that elders are prepared for emergencies and know where... Read More
posted 02.22.2013
WHCOA Letter Input Requested NCPSSM–HRC Foundation Hill Press Conference Feb. 26 AARP Foundation Litigation Seeking Attorneys WHCOA Letter Input Requested A draft non-LCAO sign-on letter to the President for review and comment is here (PDF). The letter calls for the convening of the next... Read More
posted 01.28.2013
ASA's Public Policy Committee works to bring policy resources to members for professional education and development, and to keep ASA's voice heard in national and regional policy circles. We'll be posting here to update ASA members on the activity of the Public Policy Committee's... Read More

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