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Framing the New Policy Agenda: Latino Baby Boomers in an Aging Society

May 11 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm

The UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging will provide original research, data, and policy analysis about the 8 million Latinos who will constitute the next generation of older persons in the USA and represent 10 percent of the baby boomer cohort. FACTS • In 2000 the baby boom generation—approximately 80 million people born between 1946 and 1964—included approximately 8 million Latinos. • Latinos have a longer life expectancy than the general population does. •The older Latino population is expected to triple, growing from 6 percent of older adults in 2003 to 18 percent in 2050. SPEAKERS INCLUDE Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., Dean, UCLA School of Public Affairs Gene Block, Chancellor, UCLA Val Zavala, Vice President, KCET and Senior Fellow, UCLA School of Public Affairs (Moderator) Kathleen Wilber, Mary Pickford Foundation Professor of Gerontology, USC Zachary Gassoumis, Doctoral Student, USC Chon Noriega, Director, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and UCLA Professor of Film, Television, and Digital Media Carlos Haro, Assistant Director Emeritus, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Dowell Myers, Professor in Policy, Planning, and Development, USC Fernando Torres-Gil, Associate Dean, UCLA School of Public Affairs and Director, UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging Steve Wallace, Professor, UCLA School of Public Health and Associate Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Linda Griego, President and CEO, Griego Enterprises, Inc. and Senior Fellow, UCLA School of Public Affairs To Register: http://bit.ly/LatinoBoomers

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Date:
May 11
Time:
8:00 am-12:00 pm
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Venue

TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States