Aging Americans: Challenges and Innovations for Foreign Policy and the Private Sector

Michael W. Hodin Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Executive Director, Global Coalition on Aging
Robert D. Hormats Undersecretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, U.S. Department of State
Jane E. Shaw Chairman, Board of Directors, Intel Corporation

The World Health Organization has deemed "Aging and Health" the theme of this year's World Health Day, observed on April 4, recognizing its importance as a global issue. As the United States moves toward a new demographic landscape—by 2020 the number of Americans older than the traditional retirement age will have grown considerably—policy implications and innovation are likely to follow at home and abroad. Please join Michael Hodin, Robert Hormats, and Jane Shaw to discuss what is in store for a rapidly graying United States with a focus on the public and private sectors.

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