Aging in America 2013: conference report

Joop Koopman, reporting for Bayard Presse, has generously shared with us (in English) his report on the annual conference of the American Society on Aging, which took place in Chicago 12-15 March. Commentary on presentations by Aging in Place Technology Watch’s Laurie Orlov, gerontologist Ken Dychtwald, Mary Furlong’s What’s Next Summit preceding ASA, AARP, Scott Collins of LinkageConnect, and Louis Tenenbaum. Technologies: Care Innovations, GrandCare Systems and Philips. Communities: OnLok Lifeways, Avenidas (virtual).  PDF (10 pages)

Joop Koopman is an experienced writer/journalist, with a background in Catholic media (as editor and publisher), baby boomer-oriented marketing, as well as public relations serving both commercial and non-profit clients and causes. He currently provides a stable of European magazines catering to the 50-plus audience with information on US marketing trends. He is fluent in Dutch and French.

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