"Age-Friendly Cities and Communities"
February 1, 2013
Margaret Neal, PhD.
Director of the Institute on Aging
Professor of Community Health at Portland State University
Dr. Neal teaches graduate courses in research methods and gerontology and leads a service-learning program to Nicaragua.
Her research focuses on global aging issues, particularly planning for aging in developing countries; the challenges and opportunities faced by individuals who are engaged in paid employment while providing informal care to aging family members; designing age-friendly communities and neighborhoods for healthy aging; transportation needs and alternatives for older adults; and older workers.