Sally Abrahms

Senior Fellow in Social Innovation

Sally Abrahms is an award-winning freelance writer and nationally recognized expert on baby boomers, seniors and aging. She has published in The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Newsweek, the New York Times, the Washington Post, AARP, PBS Next Avenue, Forbes and the Boston Globe, among others.

She also advises companies interested in appealing to the 50+ demographic, whether it is adult children and their parents or young entrepreneurs.

Sally is the author of two books and contributor to four. They include Not Your Mother’s Retirement and the 2017 and 2018 editions of AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages.

Her focus is on aging in place technology, 50+ caregiving, boomer housing/senior living, multigenerational initiatives and livable communities.

Sally is the recipient of two journalism fellowships on aging, one from the New York Times Foundation and the other through the MetLife Foundation.

She has spoken at the AARP national convention, What’s Next Boomer Summit (part of the American Society on Aging) and Harvard Business School. Sally has been a mentor for Aging2.0’s GENerator’s program and is a regular moderator at Aging2.0Boston events.

She holds a B.A. from Connecticut College and an M.S. in journalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Sally sees huge entrepreneurial opportunities in the aging space for Babson students and alumni.