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Time to Act: Coming Together to Solve the Women’s Alzheimer’s Crisis

  • By: Maria Shriver and Sarah Lenz Lock
  • September 01, 2020

"For too long, women have borne a disproportionate share of the burden associated with Alzheimer’s and dementia—the latter being a more general term that covers a range of conditions that impair memory and other basic thinking skills people need to live independently. "

Tackling Dementia by Investing in Translational Medicine

  • By: Angus Grant
  • July 23, 2019

"Providing the funding needed to turn an idea into a viable therapy will help advancements in the field of dementia parallel the great strides made in cancer treatments and match effective, novel drugs to the patients they can benefit. This is the goal of the Dementia Discovery Fund."

2018 Aging Readiness and Competitiveness Report

  • By: Claire Casey and Jeff Gullo
  • January 23, 2019

The findings were remarkable. While each of these countries has a population of less than 25 million people, many of these nations have proved to be more nimble and willing to innovate and find solutions for the realities of aging than the large countries we studied for our first report.

A Vision for the Future: Innovations in Care for Older Adults in the Netherlands

  • By: Hugo de Jonge
  • January 23, 2019

A number of intergenerational living facilities have been set up where students and older people live in the same building. The social return on investment in such facilities is that they combat loneliness in both generations.

AARP Newsmaker Interview with Anna Dixon

  • By: AARP
  • January 23, 2019

So there’s huge momentum pushing businesses across the United Kingdom to innovate and to develop products and services that serve the needs and aspirations of an aging population —globally as well as in the United Kingdom.

Age Friendly The Hague

  • By: Holly Schulz
  • January 23, 2019

Located on the banks of the North Sea, The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands and known as an international city of peace and justice. The city is also working toward becoming an age-friendly leader, creating an environment that fosters independence and vitality.

Age Is Just a Number

  • By: Susan Weinstock
  • January 23, 2019

One terrible myth is that older workers are slow and can’t keep up with their younger counterparts. In fact, productivity actually increases with age.

Age of Data - Where's Ageing?

  • By: Alex Mihnovits
  • January 23, 2019

The Insights report finds that there are gaps in relation to evidence on health and ageing of the current cohorts of older men and women.

Doctor’s Orders: Life’s Healthier with Travel and Play Breaks

  • By: Erwin Tan
  • January 23, 2019

At AARP, we believe that play — in the form of sports, hobbies or daily walks, or travel in the form of vacations and long weekends — has tremendous potential to support a vibrant and healthy life. 

FlexDanmark Optimizes Scandinavian Software Solution to Deliver Efficient, High Quality Transportation to Its Citizens

  • By: Jana Lynott
  • January 23, 2019

In October 2018, AARP’s Office of Policy, Research and International Affairs staff Jana Lynott and Kim Sedmak traveled to Denmark for a study tour and video shoot of the successful FlexDanmark transportation system.

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