Office on Aging Newsletter
Kimberly Hiroto, PhD, and Glenn Smith, PhD, began terms in January.
In This Issue
- CONA spring 2013 meeting
CONA’s full agenda included discussion of science, practice, education and training and policy issues.
- APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Older Adults updated
Revised guidelines to be considered in June by the APA board of directors.
- APA 2013 convention
Aging field will be well represented in Public Interest programming.
- Antonette Zeiss, PhD
Antonette Zeiss, PhD, to receive Lifetime Achievement award.
- APA collaboration with other organizations
APA’s collaborations with a wide range of organizations extends its impact.
New online clearinghouse of geropsychology resources launched.
- Aging policy update
Public Interest Government Relations Office advocates for essential aging services.
By Nida Corry, PhD
- In the news
Recent APA press releases, Monitor stories and blogs are summarized.
- Resources on aging issues
Access these helpful resources online.
- “Aging” at APA: APA entities with a focus on aging
Working together to bring psychology and aging to the forefront of APA and national efforts.
- Call for Nominations to the APA Committee on Aging
The Committee on Aging (CONA) is accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for two new members. CONA is the chief committee within the APA governance structure charged with addressing aging concerns. CONA seeks full members of APA with specialization in aging issues to serve a three-year term beginning January 2014 and ending December 2016. The Deadline for submissions is Aug. 30, 2013.