As the baby boomers approach retirement, the meaning of “retirement” is changing. Whether it means part-time employment, volunteer work, or continuing education, today’s retirees are looking for more. A panel talks about the diversity of retired lifestyles and the economic and social factors that have created new opportunities for Americans in their golden years.


  • Sarah Rix Senior policy advisor in the Public Policy Institute of the AARP
  • Ron Manheimer Director of the Center for Creative Retirement at University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Marc Freedman Civic Ventures
  • Dr. Gene Cohen Director of the George Washington University Center on Aging, Health and the Humanities


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