Social Work Advocates Magazine

Social Workers Present at International Symposium on Elder Abuse

Social Workers Present at International Symposium on Elder Abuse

NASW Social Work Pioneer® and Maryland Chapter member Sandra Edmonds Crewe and Chris Herman, senior practice associate at NASW, were among the seven social workers invited to present at the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse. The theme was The...

Social Workers Present at International Symposium on Elder Abuse

NASW Social Work Pioneer® and Maryland Chapter member Sandra Edmonds Crewe and Chris Herman, senior practice associate at NASW, were among the seven social workers invited to present at the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse. The theme was The...

NASW supports Older Americans Act advocacy efforts

NASW supports Older Americans Act advocacy efforts

The Older Americans Act (OAA) funds social services and programs such as nutrition programs, family caregiver support, elder abuse prevention, and more. NASW submitted comments (bit.ly/NASW_OAA_2023comments) to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in response...

Focus on Gerontology: Managing the Aging Baby Boomers

Focus on Gerontology: Managing the Aging Baby Boomers

By Peter Craig The aging baby boomer population is reaching critical mass. In 2020, according to the Census Bureau, that group numbered some 73 million—the second-largest segment of the U.S. population after Millennials—with 55.8 million of boomers, or 16.8% of the...