America Discovers Aging
Stein, Robert G., Aging Today
The major media outlets have 'discovered" aging in America, and are giving the topic increased attention: news aggregator The Huffington Post publishes "Aging Gracefully," which collects stories covering everything from "reinvention" and love to post-50 parenting; The New York Times hosts its popular The New Old Age blog and recently devoted a large portion of a Sunday edition to baby boomer retirement; and, in ASA's headquarters city, the San Francisco Chronicle runs elder health and retirement stories on a near daily basis.
Perhaps the demographics of our aging nation have finally garnered that mass appeal necessary for capturing the attention of the mainstream press. We welcome …
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Publication information: Article title: America Discovers Aging. Contributors: Stein, Robert G. - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 33. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2012. Page number: 2. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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