Tuesday, September 28, New York City
New York, NY- The National Institute on Aging will hold a briefing for journalists that will highlight the latest findings and newest trends defining an aging America. In the morning, top health researchers will discuss such topics as medical expenditures and gender differences in health. In the afternoon, hear leading economic researchers talk about retirement wealth, well-being, and the psychology of saving for the future.
What: A briefing for journalists examining various health and wealth topics related to aging.
Where: Tavern on the Green
Central Park West at 67th Street
When: Tuesday, September 28, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who: NIA-funded researchers including:
Anne Case, Ph.D., Princeton University, Gender differences in health
David Cutler, Ph.D., Harvard University, The value of medical expenditures
Jonathan Skinner, Ph.D., Dartmouth College, Geography of medical spending
Dana Goldman, Ph.D., RAND, The future of medical expenditures
James P. Smith, Ph.D., RAND, Linking health and wealth
David Laibson, Ph.D., Harvard University, The psychology of savings
Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., Princeton University, Measuring well-being
This session, designed to encourage give-and-take between journalists and the speakers, is a unique opportunity to talk with some of the nation's leading experts on health and retirement.
The National Institute on Aging is part of the National Institutes of Health at the Department of Health and Human Services.
RSVP to: Darcy Sawatzki for the National Institute on Aging
202-842-3600 ext. 249
Source: Eurekalert & othersLast reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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