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AADA Outstanding Adultspan Journal Article Award

Matthew Fullen
Jonathan Wiley
Justin Jordan
Jyotsana Sharma
Gerard Lawson

 "Heartbreaking" Referrals, Professional  "Disgrace": The Impact of Medicare Ineligibility on the Counseling Profession

 This award is chosen by the Adultspan journal editor to recognize a colleague or colleagues for a specific publication in the AADA Adultspan journal judged as making a substantial contribution to the literature and/or practice of adult development and aging.


AADA Distinguished Service Award

 This award is presented to an AADA member with a history of service to support adult development and aging. This award is determined based on the nature of service, relevance to the profession, significance of service, and a record of long-continued professional contributions.  


Janelle Jones

Evelyn Chasan Research Grant

Jullian Blueford
Charmayne Adams

 This grant is awarded to fund studies that increase understanding of issues pertaining to older adulthood, preferably in research that focuses on older adult transitions, wellness and positive aging, issues arising in older adulthood, counseling with older adults, the training of counselors who will work with older adults, and/or diversity in older adulthood. 

 (Re) Learning Our History: The Stories of Older Black Adults' Experiences of Loss and Trauma


AADA Research Grant

 This grant is awarded to fund studies that increase understanding of issues pertaining to adult development and aging, preferably in research that focuses on normative adult developmental phases, stages, and transitions; wellness and positive aging; and/or diversity in adulthood. 

 Transit & Transform: Exploring the Experiences of International Doctoral Students and Faculties in the US


Aishwarya Joshi


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