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Meant to drive conversations, dig deep into topics and introduce new voices and leaders in aging, ASA is excited to release original web series and podcasts through ASA Studios Productions. Get to know the new shows and download or watch them today.

Future Proof

Future Proof is an innovation-focused webcast hosted by Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of ASA, that features engaging and enlightening conversations with changemakers in aging.


LeverAGE is a podcast that offers bold conversations about policy and advocacy issues in aging and helps us learn how we can take action around the issues we all care about.

ASA Live

The Legacy Interviews, available both as a webcast and a podcast series, features interviews with diverse pathfinders who have spent decades in the fields of aging, health and social services. It aims to capture the wisdom and character of gerontology’s pioneers to inform, inspire and guide current and future professionals in the field of aging for years to come.

Generations Bylines

Generations Bylines is a podcast that goes beyond the pages of books, articles and research on aging and talks with authors writing about aging.


ASA Live

ASA Live is streamed on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter and features practical insight, tools and tips for professionals in aging from ASA staff, members and others.

Future Proof

In this special Future Proof Live episode, our panelists explore innovative ways to address ageism in the technology workforce, how health technologies are employed to improve the care of older adults and the very real concern of how to prevent unintended age bias in emerging technologies powered by artificial intelligence and automation.

Future Proof Live: Ageism & Technology



With Patrice Dickerson, ASA’s Director of Programs & Thought Leadership; Jisella Dolan, Chief Advocacy Officer at Home Instead; Heather Tinsley-Fix, Senior Advisor–Employer Engagement at AARP; Becky Canterbury, Senior Delivery Manager at Shutterstock; Paul Guzzo, Image Review Manager at Shutterstock; and Richard Perri, Global Facilities Director at Shutterstock.

Season Five: Building Opportunity and Fighting Poverty

Premiering on Wednesday, September 29

In Season five of Future Proof, Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation joins as guest host to explore innovative approaches to fighting poverty with leaders in the community, and discussed how these approaches can be applied across generations to build opportunity.

Is Poverty Solvable?

Season 5 | Episode 1

With: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation

Income for Mothers and Grandmothers

Season 5 | Episode 2

With: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation & Dr. Aisha Nyandoro, CEO, Springboard to Opportunities

Age-Inclusive Education

Season 5 | Episode 3

With: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation & Ruth Finkelstein, ScD, Rose Dobrof Executive Director, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at Hunter College

Building Relationships that Lead to Opportunity

Season 5 | Episode 4

With: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation & Dr. Tamara Payne, Project Director for Back to Work 50+ Women's Economic Stability Initiative (WESI)

Systemic Solutions to Poverty Through Legal Advocacy

Season 5 | Episode 5

With: Bill Rivera, Senior VP Litigation, AARP Foundation & Audra Wilson, President and CEO, Shriver Center on Poverty Law

Combatting Poverty with Hope

Season 5 | Episode 6

With: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation & Valerie Maholmes, author of Fostering Resilience & Well-Being in Children & Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters.

Season Four: Innovations that Help Us Plan

The Four Pillars of the New Retirement

Season 4 | Episode 3

With : Scott Thoma, Principal, Advice & Guidance–Client Needs Research, CFA, CFP, Edward Jones

Using Data-Driven Approaches to Improve Care and Lives

Season 4 | Episode 2

With Dr. Jerry Wilmink of CarePredict

Shifting the Conversation about Dementia and Dying

Season 4 | Episode 1

With Kim Callinan & Matt Whitaker of Compassion & Choices

Special Episode: Complicated Grief

During a year of crisis, for many this holiday season is a time to confront what M. Katherine Shear, MD, calls "complicated grief." In the face of both a global pandemic and a new reckoning with structural racism, ASA CEO Peter Kaldes talks with Dr. Shear, Director of the Columbia Center for Complicated Grief, about what ASA members and everyone in the field of aging should know about grief this season.

Complicated Grief

Special Episode

With M. Katherine Shear, MD of the Columbia Center for Complicated Grief

Season Three: Innovations in Connectivity

In Season 3 of Future Proof Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of ASA, is talking with innovators on the cutting edge of connectivity and aging and about how tech can change the way people come together in the future. 

How Tech Can Help Elders Remain Engaged

Season 3 | Episode 3

With Madj Alwan of Leading Age

The Thrive Center

Season 3 | Episode 2

With Sheri Rose of The Thrive Center

An Innovative Partnership: Embodied Labs & Front Porch

Season 3 | Episode 1

With Carrie Shaw of Embodied Labs & Kari Olsen of Front Porch

Season Two: Justice & Equity

ASA believes work on racial justice can no longer remain at the margins for those of us who work to improve the lives of older people in this country. We plan on weaving it into the fabric of everything we do at ASA, including this new slate of Future-Proof broadcasts, which for the Summer season will center around Equity and Justice. Please tune in as Peter Kaldes, CEO of ASA, speaks with experts in aging whose work intersects with racial injustice and inequity

Advancing Racial & Social Justice for Direct Care Workers

Season 2 | Episode 1

With Robert Espinoza

Aiming for Equity in the Navajo Nation

Season 2 | Episode 4

With Larry Curley

Ally with Older Adults Facing Systemic Discrimination

Season 2 | Episode 1

With Denny Chan

Direct Care Worker Quest for Equality

Season 2 | Episode 5

With Ai-jen Poo

African American Elders, Equality, Equity, Alzheimer’s & COVID-19

Season 2 | Episode 1

With Karen Lincoln

Bridging the Digital Divide

Season 2 | Episode 6

With Tom Kamber

Generations Bylines

Generations Bylines goes beyond the pages and talks to the authors who bring us aging-related news, research, and books. Hosted by the American Society on Aging.

You can also subscribe and listen wherever you get your podcasts.




LeverAGE offers bold conversations about the policy and advocacy issues in aging and helps us all to learn how we can take action around the issues we all care about.

You can also subscribe and listen wherever you get your podcasts.

ASA Live

Follow us on Facebook, YouTube and/or Twitter to tune in to upcoming broadcasts live, ask questions and join the conversation.

ASA Live: Cindy Morris and Silvernest's Jennifer Hammer

Recorded: April 21, 2021

ASA Live: Peter Kaldes & David Rhew

How Public-Private Partnerships Can Drive Health Equity.
Recorded: April 14, 2021

ASA Live: Peter Kaldes & Michael Adams

The Equality Act and the Field of Aging
Recorded: April 12, 2021

ASA Live: Peter Kaldes & Dana Griffin

Tech + Intergenerational Relationships
Recorded: April 9, 2021

ASA Live: Peter Kaldes & Tom Kamber

Connecting Older Adults with Tech
Recorded: April 8, 2021

ASA Live: Rebranding Your Organization

Recorded: March 25, 2021

ASA Live: Emerging Technologies for Aging in Place

Recorded: March 11, 2021

ASA Live with Ina Jaffe

Recorded: February 25, 2021

ASA Live: Innovative Messaging with Compassion & Choices

Recorded: February 11, 2021

ASA Live: Home for the Holidays

Recorded: December 17, 2020

ASA Live: Tour ASA Communities

Recorded: November 17, 2020

ASA Live: Policy

The First 100 Days of the Biden/Harris Administration
Recorded: November 12, 2020

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