Author: Paul Irving

Best Cities for Successful Aging: 2017 Picks

Age-friendly cities improve the quality of life for ALL residents. Did your town make the list? Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging chair and Encore.org board of directors Vice-Chair Paul Irving spearheaded the annual effort to identify the best places for people of all ages. Read an excerpt below, and find the full […]

Initiative Aims to Help L.A., Angelenos Age Well

The announcement this May of a major Los Angeles city and county initiative – Purposeful Aging Los Angeles – is an exciting beginning for a multiyear effort to unleash the potential of the region’s aging population and create a better future for all Angelenos. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was the first U.S. mayor to […]

Paul Irving: Calling on Older Adults — It’s Time for Purposeful Aging

In the United States and much of the world, a massive demographic shift is accelerating. Populations are aging at an unprecedented rate due to advances in medicine, sanitation and safety. The aging revolution is altering every aspect of human life, and individuals and institutions across the globe are just beginning to understand the implications. With […]

Paul Irving: Millennials Shape the Future of Aging

There’s a movement afoot to disrupt aging—to change hearts and minds about the possibilities of longer life. From the streets to the boardroom, to the halls of political power, an enlightened conversation about the future is beginning to take shape. Change is rarely easy, but, in the United States and other places with aging populations, […]