Q1 — 2016 :
Chapter 02
The Evolution of Work, the Power of Social Networks and Intergenerational Alliances
Strengthening Intergenerational Well-Being in Ways That Matter
Linda Fried
August 05, 2016

Linda Fried, dean of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, in an important piece in the journal Public Policy & Aging Report, proposes eight ways that an aging population can bring economic benefits to society. Fried, who is member of the Milken Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging advisory board, explains how many of our critical unmet needs “could be solved, in part, by effective senior volunteer programs” and specific changes in government policy. Unfortunately, investing in meaningful roles for older adults runs counter to many assumptions about the elderly – assumptions that society needs to revise if we are to tap the great potential they offer. 

Q1 — 2016 : Chapter 02 > Strengthening Intergenerational Well-Being in Ways That Matter by Linda Fried