Newshook & Opportunity for Population & Aging Experts

Robert Butler, who won a Pulitzer for his work on aging, and coined the term agism, died on Sunday. The New York Times notes:

In speech after speech, he pounded home the message that longevity in the United States had increased by 30 years in the 20th century — greater than the gain during the preceding 5,000 years of human history — and that this had led to profound changes in every aspect of society, employment and politics among them.

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