Ruth Finkelstein was a 2016 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging and is associate director of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center at Columbia University where she is also an assistant professor of health policy and management at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She is a driving force behind Columbia’s Age Boom Academy and directs the Age Smart Employer Awards program. She ran the Age-friendly New York City Initiative while working as the senior vice president for policy and planning at The New York Academy of Medicine.
Money & Security
This Influencer in Aging has fears for Social Security, Medicare and older workers
Health & Well-Being
But telepharmacy has helped fill the gaps in some places
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.