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Please save the date for our Fall 2016 Distinguished Lecture “Global Demographic Change and Its Economic Implications” co-presented with the Columbia Business School on October 27th at 5 pm in Uris Hall's Calder Lounge at Columbia University (Morningside Campus).  Please note RSVPs are required.  Please email Caitlin Hawke, Senior Science and Strategy Officer to attend: cmh2197@columbia.edu.

Julien Teitler, PhD, Professor of Social Work and Sociology at Columbia University, presents our next brown bag: "Disparities in Cardiovascular Health and Functional Well-Being Across the Life Span."

The United Nations held an expert group meeting from October 12-13, 2016, to examine the various aspects of the special theme of the upcoming session of the Commission on Population and Development: "Changing population age structures and sustainable development."  The expert group meeting emphasized the new evidence and analysis regarding drives and consequences of the changing age distribution of the population.

Columbia Aging Center faculty members Jack Rowe and Linda Fried teamed up with John A. Hartford Foundation president Terry Fulmer on the forthcoming article "Vital Directions from the National Academy of Medicine: Preparing for Better Health and Health Care for an Aging Population."  This piece appears in the October 25, 2016, issue of JAMA (Volume 316, Number 16).

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How Long Do You Want to Live? Your Expectations For Old Age Matter
 

Please join us for this Brown Bag talk by Kaare Christensen: “The Aging Society: Are we doing well? Are we doing good?”

Please RSVP to cmh2197@columbia.edu if you wish to attend this talk by Dr. Christensen on Thursday, September 15th at 11:00 a.m. in ARB 532B, 722 West 168th Street.

Columbia Aging Center faculty member and dean of the Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Linda P. Fried, has written an article that was chosen as editor's choice in the current issue of Public Policy & Aging Report (Volume 26, Issue 3, pp. 78-82).  Entitled "Building a Third Demographic Dividend: Strengthening Intergenerational Well-Being in Ways That Deeply Matter," Dr. Fried's piece addresses the opportunities of an aging society.

Please join us on Tuesday, August 23, at noon in room 440 of the Allan Rosenfield Building (722 W. 168th Street) for this special seminar by Isabella Aboderin, PhD.  RSVPs to Caitlin Hawke, Senior Science and Strategy Officer, are requested: cmh2197@columbia.edu.

Age Boom Academy alumna Kerry Hannon featured Washington, DC, in her July 20th New York Times article about cities and urban aging "Washington: The Ideal Place to Grow Older."  She cited Associate Director Ruth Finkelstein on what is the crucial to successful urban aging:

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