A new index–developed by researchers at Columbia and USC–measures how countries are adapting to their aging populations.
In adulthood, education better predicts physical and mental capacity—even life expectancy—than does age.
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
A three-day symposium organized by the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School in concert with Columbia School of Journalism brought together leading experts on aging and journalists who cover the issue.
In an article published in The Atlantic magazine, noted gerontologist and Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda Fried discusses aging.
Mailman School professor Ursula Staudinger, who has been studying personal wisdom for decades, will deliver a lecture tomorrow night on the potentials and challenges of aging.