W. Andrew Achenbaum holds the Gerson and Sabina David Professorship of Global Aging at the University of Houston. He has written five books, including Older Americans, Vital Communities and co-edited a dozen more. Achenbaum spent more than a dozen years at the University of Michigan as a professor of history and deputy director of its Institute of Gerontology.
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