All FM: Interview with Michael Hodin

UK radio station All FM interviewed GCOA CEO Michael Hodin after he spoke at the Doing Ageing Differently conference, in Manchester. Manchester is the first UK city to be recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an age-friendly community. In this interview, Hodin explains the need for businesses to reframe their thinking and view the aging megatrend as a growth and market opportunity. “Companies need an aging strategy the way many have developed a millennial strategy,” he says. “This is true across industries — healthcare, finance, fashion, transportation.”

Source: All FM

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