As the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging prepares to release the latest version of its widely followed "Best Cities for Successful Aging" rankings index, our Advisory Board is once again calling on U.S. mayors to sign the Center for the Future of Aging Mayor's Pledge.
Studies show that keeping older people engaged in society and helping them to age in a healthy way will have a huge payoff both in economic and social capital.
Boosting seniors' economic contribution is no simple task, but one from which younger generations -- and seniors themselves -- will greatly benefit. The first step, as I explain below, is to harness senior power.
From climate change to Zika to ISIS, it can seem like there are more global challenges than there are people (which is a lot). Clearly, there is no need to create imaginary problems
Along with regular aerobic exercise and weight training, balance exercises are important as we get older (did you know that means from age 35 on?). Such exercises really can help you improve your balance and prevent the possibility of falling.
This resurgence in far-right ideology is partly due to security concerns, but, as in the U.S., is also a response to Europe's legacy economic woes. This far-right momentum, if continued, will prove to be a perverse response to the crises facing Europe, only exacerbating economic pain.