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

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

The NIA gathered eminent researchers on September 28th to discuss with journalists, “How can we prepare to meet the challenges of an aging population?” According to this NIA-supported group of leading social, behavioral, and economic scientists, the answers would 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.