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The Wrong Metric

Michael Hodin | Posted 12.11.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

How is it that these two coexisting trends -- global population aging and global economic recession aren't seen as interwoven? The answer, perhaps, is that we keep analyzing the economics of aging through the wrong metrics.

Old Before Rich?

Michael Hodin | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Ageing In The 21st Century: A Celebration And A Challenge is a big deal as it gives the full recognition that an older world - more of us over 60 than under 14 by mid century - is, indeed a global matter.

Memo to World Bank: Good Health Policy Is Great Economic Policy

Michael Hodin | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Michael Hodin

As the World Bank lays out its plans to stimulate growth in the coming years, Dr. Kim may be exactly what the doctor ordered -− a health-field expert who can prioritize healthy aging.

HelpAge International, Champion of Older People, Receives $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Judy Miller | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Judy Miller

HelpAge International is the only global organization that focuses solely on providing assistance to and advocating for disadvantaged older people in the developing world.

Relief Efforts Mobilize To Help Elderly Haitians

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group has assumed day-to-day management of a nursing home in the Haitian capital where elderly resi...