A New Kind of Heroism: Join IOA and Dr. Jessica Zitter as We Reimagine Our Approach to End-of-Life Care

Institute on Aging has been looking forward to partnering with Dr. Jessica Zitter to bring into the community her stirring insights and ideas about saving lives and dealing with death. Since we began communicating about the possibilities with her over a year ago, Dr. Zitter’s nationwide influence has greatly amplified as she’s become the trusted […]

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Abolishing Marginalization: California’s New Long-Term LGBT Seniors Bill of Rights

It’s hard to overestimate the enormous gains of the LGBTQ movement over the last two decades. Once thought unthinkable, marriage rights have been expanded nationwide. Bigotry is shunned, instead of accepted. And while incivility and indecency are retrenching, and the victories of the last 20 years are suddenly uncertain, the battlefield has shifted—it’s much more […]

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The Price and Possibilities of Long Life: IOA Co-Supports an Economist Forum on Longevity

For most of human history, the costs of an aging society were, at best, largely theoretical. It was only the privileged—and the lucky—who avoided disease, accident, famine, or just the tolls of life before modern conveniences. The idea of a large population of older adults was barely considered. That’s why, when it became a reality […]

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