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Center for the Future of Aging Advisory Board

Center for the Future of Aging Advisory Board
Collaborating to build a better future for all ages

 

Overview

Globally, the number of people age 60 and over is projected to double to more than 2 billion by mid-century. To ready for this demographic shift, the public and private sectors must adapt to the wants and needs of older adults. Now is the time to plan—and act.

Leadership Council
The Advisory Board Leadership Council is the premier forum for leaders seeking to raise awareness, drive change, and ensure that individuals, institutions, and societies are prepared for an aging population.
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Newsletter
The Latest from the Center for the Future of Aging

Read updates and what is on the horizon for the Center for the Future of Aging in the January newsletter.

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Longevity and Philanthropy: Wallis Annenberg GenSpace on Reimagining Aging

Philanthropy can jump-start a new conversation about aging and create new models of change that can then be reproduced and leveraged and expanded. The Annenberg Foundation is hoping to do just that with its new GenSpace.

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Is Retirement Extinct?

The increase in longevity is disrupting the 20th-century retirement model. Longer lifespans, though a blessing in many respects, have been a shock to the system. While Social Security and Medicare provide support, too many people have inadequate savings to support lifelong needs.

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Academic and Policy Council
The Advisory Board Academic and Policy Council convenes prominent experts from a range of disciplines to advance policies and practices that improve the lives of older adults.
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COVID-19 Has Shown Us All What It’s Like to Be Lonely by Trent Stamp

Despite scant evidence that much has changed medically in the US since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, many Americans have begun to insist that society “open up” again. The mental health effects of social isolation and loneliness sometimes feel greater than the virus itself.

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The Nation’s Pandemic: The Coming Together of Age, Disability, and Diversity by Fernando Torres-Gil

The COVID-19 virus has undoubtedly altered how we live our lives, from the nature of our relationships to our views of who we are as individuals, communities, a nation, and members of a global community. Its impact is widely reported, with escalating mortality and morbidity rates, strained public finances, and fractious ideology and politics.

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