• How to harness old age for the good of all

    Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH

    View Dean Fried's recent keynote address at the Chautauqua Institute.

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Faculty Research Fellow Keith Diaz, PhD, comments on a new study that shows even getting fewer steps in have significant benefits and reduces risk of death.

May 29, 2019

Deploying Linda Fried's idea of the Third Demographic Dividend in the service of the workplace. Excerpt from a new book by Chris Farrell.

January 29, 2019

Science Daily

A new study by Vegard Skirbekk links hearing loss with an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease.

December 12, 2018

The Hill

Jack Rowe's commentary on factors contributing to an amplification of aging trends.

November 29, 2018

Faculty member Jack Rowe cited on the policy implications of the collapsing fertility rate in the U.S., especially in urban centers.

October 19, 2018

Faculty member Vegard Skirbekk’s work cited on relationship of men’s marriageability and grip strength. 

September 17, 2018

Psychology Today

Work on age-related gender differences in episodic memory by two faculty members, Vegard Skirbekk and Ursula Staudinger, is featured in this blog post.

August 1, 2018

This article discusses elderly people's desire to be a part of the workforce after "retirement age," and highlights Columbia Aging Center's Age Smart Employer Awards. 

August 1, 2018. 

The Columbia Aging Center’s “Age Smart Employer Awards” program cited by Mark Miller as an innovative way to bring attention to the fact that older workers’ skill and experience has significant value to employers.

June 21, 2018

A new study by faculty member Vegard Skirbekk and others suggests that economics, not religion, is the key factor limiting the education of Muslim women.

June 12, 2018