The Center has begun a collaboration with Next Avenue, a major new PBS system website designed to reach America’s booming 50+ population as they plan for and define a new life stage. Visit Next Avenue



  • Embracing the Japanese Approach to AgingDawn Carr
    A gerontologist argues that ‘ikigai’ — the Japanese concept of value and self-worth — is crucial to growing old positively
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  • 4 Paths to a More Fulfilling RetirementSteve Vernon
    Surefire directions from the best-seller ‘Decisive’ may help you make smarter decisions that will pay off down the road
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  • Seeing Your ‘Future’ Self Can Make Retirement BetterSteve Vernon
    If you can envision what you’ll look like in the future, researchers say, you’re apt to save more for life down the road.
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  • The U.S. Is Aging Faster Than AnticipatedAdele Hayutin
    Recent population projections from the 2010 census will have major implications for how we work, retire and care for the elderly.
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