With a major commitment to diversity and inclusion, ASA’s members represent the diverse array of professionals in the field of aging working along the continuum of care and service and who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual well-being of older adults.
ASA connects you to other professionals, to valuable resources, to best-practices, employment opportunities and more. ASA's Blogs and Forum, Web seminars and Constituent Groups offer several opportunities to connect in simple, yet fulfilling ways. Share resources and ideas, improve processes, and build professional relationships that last a lifetime.
There isn't a more comprehensive group of professionals in aging. ASA Constituent Groups keep you informed in your area of interest, while you have access to an entire community of professionals who can offer the widest perspective on how your work fits into the bigger picture.
ASA offers many different types of educational opportunities to meet your learning needs. A full calendar of web seminars on a multitude of topics; a multidisciplinary national conference and informative publications provide a wealth of ideas and knowledge with which to develop your business and improve your services to older adults.
At ASA we work to ensure that our members have the resources they need to become tomorrow's leaders. ASA's New Ventures in Leadership is at the forefront of leadership development for people of color in the field of aging. This program has produced over 340 leaders since its inception, inspiring the development of other programs following this model in years to come.
Practitioners, Educators, Researchers, Business leaders, Aging service providers, Caregiver, Health care providers, Mental Health Professionals, Clergy, Occupational Therapists, Financial service providers, Human resource professionals, Policymakers, Social Workers, Administrators, Aging network staff, Students, and others!
ASA membership can be taken individually or as an organization.
The membership types are:
|$205||Professional – for all professionals, consultants and others who serve older adults|
|$110||Retired – for those aged 65 and older and retired from full-time work|
|$75||Student – for graduate or undergraduate students and must include documentation of student status and expected graduation date (e.g. Letter from admissions or registrar at institution)|
|$525||Organizational Membership – full membership benefits for three staff members, saving $90|
|$175||Organizational Affiliate – for unlimited number of additional staff of member organization, saving $30 off Professional rate.|
ASA offers both live and pre-recorded online presentations on a wide array of topics—free to ASA members. CEUs are available for both versions.
Special focus groups bring together ASA members with particular areas of interest through targeted articles in our online newsletter, conference sessions, Web pages and more. Offered as part of your membership, you can choose as many as you wish.
Each issue of our quarterly journal is devoted to a particular topic in aging and features nationally recognized authors and guest editors.
This bimonthly newspaper covers advances in practice, policy and research nationwide.
In-depth articles on best practice, policy, research and model programs, plus the stories of ASA’s multidisciplinary membership and the elders they serve are offered in Aging Today Online, the regularly updated publication within our blog that is facilitated by ASA’s eight Constituent Groups.
AgeBlog features select content from ASA's print publications, articles from ASA's eight Contistutent Groups as well as ASA Member guest blogs. Click here to learn how you can submit a blog post as an ASA member.
You’ll find essential information, research, career tools, expert advice and more. Connect with colleagues by joining an online discussion, or find local, national and international contacts through the searchable membership directory.
Save up to 40% on conferences and training including the annual Aging in America Conference, the largest professional, multidisciplinary meeting in the field of aging.
CEUs are available for most of our conferences and training, including the archived web seminars.
This interactive job site is your source for careers in aging. Job seekers can post resumes and search from hundreds of open positions, and employers can post job listings for a nominal fee. ASA members receive a substantial discount.
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