Truesdale speaks with CNN and NPR about realities and challenges of aging and working longer

Head shot of Beth Truesdale

Beth Truesdale (visiting scientist and former Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work at the Harvard Pop Center) explains in this piece on CNN why working longer, although associated with health benefits for some, may not always be possible or healthy for others. Truesdale is co-editor (along with Lisa Berkman) of the forthcoming book “Overtime: America’s Aging Workforce and the Future of Working Longer.” She also speaks with NPR in this…

Launch event for book release by MD who feels patients’ pain

Mirror Touch, a book by Harvard Pop Center faculty member Joel Salinas, MD, about his experiences as a neurologist who has mirror-touch synesthesia—a neurological trait that gives him heightened empathic abilities—will be released on April 18. A launch event for the book will take place at the Harvard Coop on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. which is free and open to the public. Dr. Salinas will be giving a reading and signing books.