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Health and Wealth in an Aging America: A Briefing for Journalists

Tuesday, September 28, 2004


NIA gathered eminent researchers on September 28 to discuss with journalists, “How can we prepare to meet the challenges of an aging population?” The answers, at least according to this NIA-supported group of leading social, behavioral, and economic scientists, will come from creative thinking and new approaches to some of today’s most difficult questions, such as the rise in health expenditures and major gaps in personal savings for retirement.