UofT Talks, Baby Boomers & Millennials: Writing the Next Chapter
Baby Boomers & Millennials: Writing the Next Chapter took place on June 8th, 2016 at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto.
An energetic discussion exploring the opportunities and challenges resulting from the aging Baby Boomer population was had including their vital intergenerational connection with the Millennials. Translational knowledge, skills, and expertise of the Baby Boomers and what this means for our future in terms of healthcare, economics, technology, social structure, and much more were discussed.
Speakers from across the U of T campus included:
Don McLean – Boom, Beatles, and Beethoven: A Personal Musical Trajectory
Rafael Gomez – Where the Boomers Are: The Life Cycle of Human Needs as Societal Prediction
Lynn McDonald – Into the Light: The Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Canada
Tilak Dutta – Autonomy = Happiness
Andrea Austen – The Toronto Seniors Strategy: Age is More Than Just a Number
Joel Sadavoy – Boomers: Wave of Hope to “Grey Tsunami”
Esme Fuller-Thomson – What Do Boomers Need to Reach Optimal Mental Health?
Tiff Macklem – How Will Millennials Pay For Baby Boomers’ Healthcare?
Don Simpson – My Real Life’s Work
Alex Jadad – Living a Full Life Through Social Innovation: Let’s Scratch Our Own Itches