National Academy on an Aging Society

National Academy on an Aging Society A non-partisan public policy institute that conducts and compiles research on issues related to population aging for researchers, policymakers, and the public.
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The National Academy on an Aging Society is the policy branch of the Gerontological Society of America(GSA). As a non-partisan public policy institute, the Academy actively conducts and compiles research on issues related to population aging and provides information to the public, the press, policymakers, and the academic community. Follow us on Twitter: @Aging_Society

Check out past issues of our Public Policy and Aging E-Newsletter (or subscribe for new issues!) at:
www.agingsociety.org/agingsociety/publications/public_policy/PPAR_ENewsletter.html

Operating as usual

Sprout Social Photos
03/07/2021

Sprout Social Photos

Special Issue of The Gerontologist: "Gerontology in a Time of Pandemic, Part II." This collection presents ground-breaking research across diverse topics, critical to understanding the scope of the pandemic from a gerontological perspective. #COVID19
https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/61/2

The Gerontological Society of America, VP of Policy and Professional Affairs, Trish D'Antonio  this week’s guest on Geri...
03/06/2021
Reframing Aging: A Podcast with Patricia D'Antonio

The Gerontological Society of America, VP of Policy and Professional Affairs, Trish D'Antonio this week’s guest on GeriPal podcast on #ReframingAging

On today's podcast we talk about the initiative to “Reframe Aging” with Patricia D'Antonio.

The Gerontological Society of America, VP of Policy and Professional Affairs, Trish D'Antonio  this week’s guest on Geri...
03/06/2021
Reframing Aging: A Podcast with Patricia D'Antonio

The Gerontological Society of America, VP of Policy and Professional Affairs, Trish D'Antonio this week’s guest on GeriPal podcast on #ReframingAging

On today's podcast we talk about the initiative to “Reframe Aging” with Patricia D'Antonio.

Sprout Social Photos
01/22/2021

Sprout Social Photos

We are still accepting applications for our Greg O’Neill Student Policy Internship. This six-week summer experience enables an intern to be immersed in aging-related policy development at the national level. Applications due 1/29/21.
https://bit.ly/2H7McSQ

GSA Calls for Papers
12/19/2020
GSA Calls for Papers

GSA Calls for Papers

The Gerontologist Social Determinants of Health in the Context of Age and Race Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2021 The Journals of Gerontology, Ser

The Gerontological Society of America
12/16/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

Dissertation getting you down?
Can’t quite finish the dissertation?
Keep Calm & Finish Your Dissertation!
Join an exclusive GSA ESPO members-only peer-led dissertation writing group for a supportive environment.
www.geron.org/dwg

The Gerontological Society of America
12/14/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

#HIV can and does affect older people. Counseling, prevention, testing, age-appropriate care and social and peer support are essential but hard to find. Moving Ahead Together, a new report from @GrantmakersInAging, offers recommendations for strengthening and integrating HIV/AIDS and aging services now that half of all people living with HIV in the US are 50 or older. bit.ly/HIV-Aging-Framework #AgingHIV

The Gerontological Society of America
12/10/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

Join us for this free #GSAWebinar "When Does Aging Begin? Part 3." “When does aging begin?” is a fundamental question whose answers will help inform all aspects of research, clinical practice and healthcare policy. There is an emerging consensus on an answer that is broad but captures some of the uncertainty at present: Aging begins before we observe it or experience it. December 16 | 12 to 1 p.m. ET
Geron.org/Webinars

The Gerontological Society of America
12/08/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

Got the Dissertation Blues? Can’t quite get started? Or can’t quite finish? Raring to go, but would like some feedback along the way? Join the Dissertation Writing Group via Skype FREE with your GSA ESPO membership. To register click here www.geron.org/dwg.

Check out the lineup for #GSA2020 Policy Series.
10/22/2020

Check out the lineup for #GSA2020 Policy Series.

Newly released: Policy Series Program for #GSA2020. Get a sneak peak at the streaming symposia, on-demand sessions, and networking events happening at The GSA 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting.
https://bit.ly/3dSQSZM

The Gerontological Society of America
10/21/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

Listen to a message from GSA President Kathryn Hyer on the value of attending the #GSA2020 meeting. "One of GSA's core missions is to provide a channel for the best science in aging to be brought to the field at large."
https://bit.ly/37sdyi9

The Gerontological Society of America
06/25/2020

The Gerontological Society of America

Hallmarks of aging could cause increased immune response to SARS-CoV-2 among older adults. They may contribute to added risk of accelerate biological aging, even after recovery from #COVID19.
https://bit.ly/3hUahe6

On Wednesday May 23rd, the Surgeon General will discuss opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and federal response with em...
05/21/2018

On Wednesday May 23rd, the Surgeon General will discuss opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and federal response with emergency physicians. For those unable to join in person, a Facebook live broadcast will be available on the ACEP page: https://www.facebook.com/ACEPFan/. More details in link.

Can't make it to #LAC18? You can still see the Surgeon General's keynote!

The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will deliver the keynote address at the LAC18 Solutions Forum. We are featuring it LIVE on our page.

Tune in Wednesday, May 23rd, at 8:45 am EST. For more information on LAC, click here: http://acep.org/LAC

04/27/2018
Next Avenue

Next Avenue

grandPad® is the smartest, simplest, and safest way to connect seniors with their loved ones so they never miss another memory. The folks at grandPad are giving away a device + one year of service to one lucky Next Avenue reader. Enter for your chance to win: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GCG79HB

Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Imagine
03/07/2018
Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Imagine

Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Imagine

An analysis of insurance claims in Washington state found that in a single year more than 600,000 patients underwent testing and treatment they didn't need, at an estimated cost of $282 million.

Our latest issue brings attention to the isolation, loneliness, and the lack of social connections that mark the lives o...
02/20/2018

Our latest issue brings attention to the isolation, loneliness, and the lack of social connections that mark the lives of millions of older adults. Link: bit.ly/2HShxpa (via Oxford Academic (Oxford University Press)

02/15/2018
Aging in Rural America: The Growing Crisis, A Movement for Change

Video: “Aging in Rural America: The Growing Crisis, A Movement for Change.” Panel of experts in aging and health discuss the complex challenges and opportunities facing aging adults in rural America.

Each day, 10,000 people reach the age of 65 in the United States, and approximately 25 percent of Americans older than age 65 live in a small town or other r...

Members of Congress share their personal stories about caring for family members: https://www.geron.org/images/documents...
01/23/2018

Members of Congress share their personal stories about caring for family members:https://www.geron.org/images/documents/congressional_stories_of_family_caregiving.pdf (FREE publication from The Gerontological Society of America)

The 'Men's Shed' movement helps older men stave off loneliness
01/22/2018
The 'Men's Shed' movement helps older men stave off loneliness

The 'Men's Shed' movement helps older men stave off loneliness

David Gutnick visits The Men's Shed in Winnipeg — a place where several dozen older men regularly get together to drink coffee, play cards and chat. There are no rules, no uniforms and no expectations.

01/15/2018
BBC News

Godspeed!

"Miraculous" – the 20-year-old who's transforming the lives of care home residents, one bicycle ride at a time. 🚲

(Via BBC Three)

Like the majority of family caregivers across the United States, senators and representatives juggle the demands of fami...
11/09/2017

Like the majority of family caregivers across the United States, senators and representatives juggle the demands of family life, work, and caregiving. This lunch briefing highlighted caregiving stories, including those of congressional members, in an effort to raise awareness of the need for action to support and assist family caregivers.

The program called attention to the challenges that family caregivers face, and the recommendations set forth by National Academy of Sciences “Families Caring for an Aging America” report for building a national strategy to address these issues effectively.

Speakers included Representative Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Representative Congressman Jim Langevin of Rhode Island, Representative Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada, Rani Snyder, Program Director for The The John A. Hartford Foundation,
Alan Stevens, Director, Center for Applied Health Research, Baylor Scott & White Health, Patricia D’Antonio, Senior Director of Professional Affairs for The Gerontological Society of America.

The briefing was supported by The Gerontological Society of America and The The John A. Hartford Foundation in partnership with AARP, the Alzheimer's Association, and the National Alliance for Caregiving.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/NASEMCaregiving

Photos by Kipp Burgoyne.

Like the majority of family caregivers across the United States, senators and representatives juggle the demands of family life, work, and caregiving. This lunch briefing highlighted caregiving stories, including those of congressional members, in an effort to raise awareness of the need for action to support and assist family caregivers.

The program called attention to the challenges that family caregivers face, and the recommendations set forth by National Academy of Sciences “Families Caring for an Aging America” report for building a national strategy to address these issues effectively.

Speakers included Representative Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Representative Congressman Jim Langevin of Rhode Island, Representative Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada, Rani Snyder, Program Director for The The John A. Hartford Foundation,
Alan Stevens, Director, Center for Applied Health Research, Baylor Scott & White Health, Patricia D’Antonio, Senior Director of Professional Affairs for The Gerontological Society of America.

The briefing was supported by The Gerontological Society of America and The The John A. Hartford Foundation in partnership with AARP, the Alzheimer's Association, and the National Alliance for Caregiving.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/NASEMCaregiving

Photos by Kipp Burgoyne.

What's their secret for success? On Monday, 10/23 at Noon (EST), experts in the aging field who have testified on Capito...
10/18/2017

What's their secret for success? On Monday, 10/23 at Noon (EST), experts in the aging field who have testified on Capitol Hill will share their perspectives on the process, preparation, and experience of testifying before a congressional committee. FREE WEBINAR. SIGN UP HERE: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1559146357082289409

10/06/2017
Generationer

In Volkswagen's new long-form ad “Generations," an aging father and his grown son take a road trip together in an attempt to connect after a lifetime of misunderstanding https://youtu.be/A-sDCUXML2E

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