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American Society on Aging

Jeb Bush's 'Road to Revival' Takes a Wrong Turn

Michael Hodin | Posted 05.26.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

It is not youth and the so-called "demographic dividend" that will drive American economic growth in the 21st century. It is the U.S.'s aging population that must contribute to social and economic life for the U.S. to rise out of its prolonged funk and re-establish itself as the preeminent global leader.

Re-Thinking Old Age: In the National Interest

Michael Hodin | Posted 05.24.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

As Americans live longer is it any wonder the country is struggling to balance its budget? Is it any wonder we can't figure out how to pay for long-standing "entitlements"?

Arianna Huffington To Speak At The Aging In America Conference

Posted 03.16.2012 | Fifty

How will the coming boomer "gerontocracy" change America? On April 1, a panel of five experts, including Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-C...

Public Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Libraries are taking on a new mission to help promote cognitive health in their communities and using the concept of brain fitness.