Search
Login
ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

Text Resize

-A +A
Aging in America 2014 General Session

Resources

Download the complete conference program book in a PDF! The complete program book (202 pages, a 13.5MB download) is available here.

 

Flip through the 2015 Aging in America Conference Announcement online or download a PDF.

 

Click here to request a printed copy, or multiple copies to share, of the 2015 Aging in America Conference Announcement.

INFOGRAPHIC: View the top reasons for attending the 2015 Aging in America Conference.

Membership Directory

Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 

The Future of Aging

Wednesday, March 12 | 2:45–4:00 pm

Sponsored by 

Jo Ann Jenkins

Joseph Coughlin, PhD

Ken Dychtwald, PhD

Fernando
Torres-Gil, PhD

Are we prepared for the longevity revolution? Can we afford to have tens of millions of us living to 80, 90 or even 100+? If we apply science and technology to the challenges of aging and join forces with policymakers and leaders in business and communities, new purposes for maturity may be within reach. Our existing entitlement programs must evolve and change to survive long enough to benefit younger generations. What are the opportunities for innovative design, new products and services, (e.g., wellness services, smart home monitoring and maintenance, specialized foods, retail services, communications and financing to support caregiving and healthy aging) and what strategies will be necessary to ensure their adoption?  What will become of the field of aging, contraction or expansion? In this mind-stretching general session, four experienced, seasoned and passionate visionaries will present their views about the future of aging.

 
Presenters: Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, Director, AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ken Dychtwald, PhD, President & CEO, Age Wave; Fernando Torres-Gil, PhD, Professor, UCLA School of Public Affairs; Jo Ann Jenkins, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, AARP.

Follow Us

Follow American Society on Aging on Facebook   Follow American Society on Aging on LinkedIn   Follow American Society on Aging on Twitter   

Call for Proposals

Events

Medicare at 50: From Generation to Generation Event Details
From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future for All Event Details

Jobs

Currently no job available.

AgeBlog

posted on 05.26.2015

101+ Careers in Gerontology is an excellent resource for students, emerging, and re-careering professionals.   Read More

posted on 05.12.2015

June 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare. Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law in 1965, Medicare has opened...  Read More