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An Interview with Barbara Beskind

AARP interview with Barbara Beskind, lifelong problem solver and designer and fellow at global design firm IDEO.



AARP Policy Symposium: International Lessons for the United States on Financing Long-Term Service and Supports

This symposium highlighted the distinct approaches taken in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom with potential lessons for the United States as policymakers grapple with promoting the optimal mix of public and private financing to deal with projected demands for long-term services and supports. January 23, 2015 in Washington, DC

An Interview with Grandmother Margaret Behan

In 2004 a very special group of 13 women came together from Alaska; North, South, and Central America; Africa; and Asia and formed the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. AARP International recently had the honor of interviewing Grandmother Margaret Behan, a Native American Cheyenne who will be hosting the Montana gathering of the Grandmothers in summer 2012.

Interview with Dr. Mohini Giri

In this AARP News Maker interview, Dr. Giri, a pioneer and champion in the cause of human rights and gender justice in India and South Asia, discusses her organization's efforts to safeguard and improve the well-being of older people in India and her recent appointment as chairperson of the Review Committee on India's National Policy of Older Persons.

Interview with Eric Woerth

In this AARP News Maker interview, Eric Woerth, French Minister for Labor, Solidarity and Civil Service shares his perspective on the proposed reform of France's pension system, the political dynamics surrounding it, and the obstacles it may face.

Interview with Professor John Creighton Campbell

In this AARP News Maker interview, John Creighton Campbell, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Michigan and a visiting researcher at the Tokyo University Institute of Gerontology discusses the historic elections and what the new government will aim to do to reverse Japan's demographic and economic decline.

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