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Aging in Community
LGBTQ Aging
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An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.

By Murray D. Scheel

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The Court's decision today means there is more to do to ensure a bright aging future for all people, regardless of identity.

While today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop is a narrow one, ASA nonetheless disagrees with the notion that a business owner providing custom services can claim a right to violate discrimination laws. ASA joined with SAGE in filing a brief in support of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s decision that such discrimination was illegal.

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Leadership in Aging

Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do.

Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do.
 
Advocating for Indigenous Populations
 

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Leadership in Aging
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While some policymakers and advocates say we cannot sustain programs that invest in an aging population, while also supporting the education and development of younger generations, others listen to what most Americans believe: It’s not a fight, it’s a family.

By Donna Butts
Aging advocacy is an intergenerational issue.
 

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To me, and I suspect to many Aging Today readers, it is clear that large swaths of older people are not getting the help they need to survive, let alone thrive in our abundant and prosperous society.

By Kate Wilber

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Healthcare & Aging

Baby boomers, born between 1945 and 1965, are 5 times more likely to have HCV, yet most do not know that they should be tested for it.

By Andrew Reynolds

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Business & Aging
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Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

The call for community-based organizations to become more business savvy has become nearly dogma in the field of managed care.

By Sherry Leach and Jacob Bielecki

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Mortality from stroke has decreased substantially in the past two decades, but acute ischemic stroke hospitalization rates have increased, as have stroke risk factors and the prevalence of people who have three to five risk factors.

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Leadership in Aging

People’s strong preference for aging in place and the growing need for states to save money on institutional care have fueled a variety of federal initiatives to “rebalance” from institutional care to home- and community-based services.

By Jessica Briefer French

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Health & Wellness

There is a lack of research to inform us whether these different standards between genders caused women to actually drink less or simply to report drinking less.

By John Dyben

Gail wanted three things. She wanted to be healthy enough to play tennis again, to be whole enough to feel at peace and to be sober enough to be allowed to drive her grandchildren to the mall for ice cream.

Born in 1953, Gail had been a responsible person all of her life. She was an obedient daughter, a straight-A student, a hard-working professional and a faithful wife, mother and grandmother. Gail’s parents were part of the Greatest Generation and taught her to live morally and with restraint.

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