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As the largest multidisciplinary association of professionals in the field of aging, ASA offers educational resources across a wide cross-section of issues impacting older adults. For your convenience, we have organized our educational resources, including web seminars and other events in aging, AgeBlog posts, and online forums, by topic. These topics are also used to structure and organize the program at our annual Aging in America conference, so if you’ve attended a recent conference these will be familiar to you. The topic headings are purposefully broad, so many webinars, blog posts and forum discussions will have multiple topics associated with them to help cross-fertilize ideas and best practices.

To begin exploring, please select a topic from the menu on the left or view the most recent blog posts, below.

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posted 03.17.2018
By Michael Morgan More than 100 million people in the US are aged 50 years or older, which is about a third of the population. How do I know this?... Read More
posted 03.15.2018
By Tom Keating More and more, technology enables our lives in ways that facilitate independence and connectivity and it seems like there’s an... Read More
posted 03.15.2018
ASA’s Board Chair Bob Blancato, Chair-Elect Karyne Jones, and CEO Bob Stein today condemned remarks offered by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke... Read More

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posted on 03.17.2018

Our research has been showing us that just 10-15 minutes of CST a day can, in many cases, begin to reverse the symptoms of cognitive decline in those...  Read More

posted on 03.15.2018

For individuals aging in place, apps can help them stay organized, accomplish daily goals, or remotely link them to their adult children, a team of...  Read More