Merrill, Other Advisors Embrace Financial Gerontology Training (Financial Advisor)

Financial Advisor quoted Senior Associate Dean Maria Henke regarding the importance of financial gerontology and educating advisors about the challenges and opportunities faced by older adults. “When advising about retirement options like whether to save money by moving to a different community, a financial gerontologist would consider factors like risk of social isolation, access to healthcare or opportunities for meaningful engagement in addition to only financial impacts,” she said. The article also quoted Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving and alumna and financial gerontologist Cynthia Hutchins.