Category: General A reexamination of aging: Living longer, happier, and healthier

A reexamination of aging: Living longer, happier, and healthier

April 24, 2024

The Studio at Harvard Chan School
Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
A Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forum

Thanks to advances in medicine and technology, middle-aged and younger people in many countries can anticipate living years longer than previous generations. But what do these additional years imply for personal health, finances, relationships, and sense of purpose — and for societal structures and public policy? In this panel discussion, experts will explore what it means not just to age, but to live long and well, both for individuals and for their communities.

  • Marisol Amaya, Executive Director, La Alianza Hispana
  • Caitlin Coyle, Director, Center for Social & Demographic Research on Aging, UMass Boston
  • Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School; HSPH-appointed Research Collaborator; Author, The Longevity Imperative: Building a Better Society for Healthier, Longer Lives
  • Ashwin Vasan, New York City Health Commissioner
  • Moderator, Kay Lazar, Reporter, The Boston Globe

Register for Aging Discussion to receive a link to watch and submit your questions.

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