Ruth Finkelstein was a 2016 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging and is executive director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College, CUNY. She is the former associate director of the Robert N. Butler Aging Center at Columbia University.
Work & Purpose
By fostering them, employers can help address skill shortages
Money & Security
This Influencer in Aging has fears for Social Security, Medicare and older workers
Health & Well-Being
POCD is a relatively unknown but common condition, especially among older adults
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.