30th October 2013
The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the ILC USA, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Journalism School, once again hosted the Age Boom Academy in New York from September 8-10, 2013.
The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the ILC USA, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Journalism School, once again hosted the Age Boom Academy in New York from September 8-10, 2013. The theme of the seminar, “Aging in America: The Costs and Benefits,” brought together journalists and experts in the aging field to explore several issues associated with population aging in the United States, including: family and caregiving; the social safety net (i.e., Social Security) and social insurance (e.g., Medicare and Medicaid); the role of urban design in successful aging; market-based changes in health care; opportunities for corporations during a time of profound demographic change; and, the structure and meaning of work.
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