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posted 01.18.2017
The Winter 2016–17 issue of Generations includes 15 articles that lay out actionable policy plans for the new Administration regarding the economic impact of aging, protecting retirement income, ensuring affordable healthcare, and finding realistic ways to pay for long-term care. Read More
posted 01.17.2017
I am a third-generation Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, service-connected disabled veteran, and a cisgender gay man. It is because of the courage of those who have gone before me that I am able to say these things publically. Read More


posted 01.19.2017
ASA Board Chair Bob Blancato, who is president of Matz, Blancato & Associates in Washington D.C. as well as a current AARP Board member, has an article on The Huffington Post concerning the new issue of ASA’s journal, Generations. The issue covers a comprehensive range of policy matters... Read More
posted 11.14.2016
ASA Board Member Jean Accius, who is vice president of livable communities and long-term services and supports for the AARP Public Policy Institute, offers observations about the impact on veterans of family caregiving on the AARP blog. Jean's comments link to a story concerning a Vietnam-era... Read More
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