The Future of Aging in South Korea

Social Sciences Forum
“The Future of Aging in South Korea: Improving Lives through the Longevity Economy”
Joo Hyung Han, MBA, PhD., Founder and President, 50+ Korean
Thursday, March 28, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

South Korea is a ‘super aging’ society, confronting decades of accelerated longevity and steep declines in fertility. Dr. Han, Chairman of 50+ Korea, will challenge the audience to consider our futures by sharing entrepreneurial initiatives and business opportunities for Korean and Asian older adults. Working closely with both government and NGOs, Dr. Han’s leadership in the longevity economy has transformed the Korean experience of growing older in the last decade. Reception to follow lecture.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Photo courtesy of Joo Hyung Han

This event is sponsored by the Erickson School for Aging Studies; UMB/UMBC Doctoral Program in Gerontology ; Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Health Administration and Policy; The Hilltop Institute; and the Asian Studies Program.

Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Baltimore Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, visitor parking is available in the Walker Avenue Garage, next to the Library — please click here for additional information.

UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreters, captioning, wheelchair access, etc.) for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make arrangements for program access. Please contact us at with your specific request and be sure to include the event title, date, and time.


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