Q2 — 2017 :
Chapter 01
New Experts on Aging, Finances in Retirement, and Age-Friendly Communities
Center for the Future of Aging
Advisory Board Highlights First Quarter 2017
Center for the Future of Aging
March 31, 2017

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation recently announced that Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org and author most recently of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, has joined the Foundation as a visiting scholar effective January 2017 through December 2017. “I’m thrilled to collaborate more deeply with the foundation’s extraordinary staff, gain insights into transforming the aging society into a source of social renewal, and helping create a better world for future generations,” Freedman said. Read more here.

On March 30, Fernando Torres-Gill, director of the Center for Policy Research on Aging at the University of California, Los Angeles received the Paul Nathanson Distinguished Advocate Award at a special fundraising event celebrating the 45th anniversary of Justice in Aging, a national advocacy organization that fights senior poverty through law. Through his years of public service, as well as his research on elder health, long-term and disability care, and the politics of aging, Dr. Torres-Gil has improved the lives of millions of older adults.Read more here.

The Eisner Foundation, a nonprofit that invests in intergenerational programming, received the Rose L. Schiff Commitment to Justice Award at the annual gala dinner hosted by Bet Tzedek, a leading legal services philanthropy, on February 21. More than 1,200 people attended the event at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live. Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation, is a member of the Milken Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging advisory board. Read more here.

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