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Policy and Advocacy
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
posted 04.26.2013
EWA Member Activities: EWA is hosting an Advanced Aide roundtable discussion on Friday, May 3, coinciding with the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and American Geriatrics Society annual meetings in Grapevine, Texas. If you or someone you know would like to attend, please email... Read More
posted 04.05.2013
Immigration Resources National Immigration Law Center: Access to Public Benefits Immigrant Eligibility for ACA and Key Federal Means-tested Programs Healthy New Americans Campaign Policy Priorities (PDF) Caring Across Generations: Maria’s Story PHI: State-by-state... Read More
posted 04.05.2013
The Eldercare Workforce Alliance, of which ASA is a member organization, requests help to protect and support eldercare workforce investments in the Federal FY14 appropriations process. As you know, in the current fiscal environment, all programs are at risk of reduced funding. Please reach out to... Read More
posted 03.29.2013
EWA Member Activities: EWA has drafted a letter (PDF) to the appointees of the Commission on Long-Term Care (PDF). This letter is to serve as an introduction to the Alliance, offers EWA as a resource, and emphasizes the workforce directives within the Commission’s charge. Please email... Read More
posted 03.29.2013
ASA’s Public Policy Committee has the charge from ASA’s Board of Directors to select policy and advocacy initiatives that are appropriate for ASA to support within the context of its educational and nonpartisan mission. ASA recently joined with other members of the Leadership Council of... Read More
posted 03.21.2013
The American Society on Aging joined in an amicus brief filed by Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) on Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Supreme Court of the United States in support of Edie Windsor’s constitutional challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Windsor... Read More
posted 03.05.2013
“Connecting to Combat Alzheimer’s,” a collaborative effort of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Administration on Community Living (ACL), is one of six finalists competing to win the People’s Choice Award of HHSinnovates. Please take a moment to review the... 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

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