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Paul Kleyman

Paul Kleyman is National Coordinator of the Journalists Network on Generations (JGN), which he co-founded in 1993. He edits its e-newsletter, Generations Beat Online ( He was Director of the Ethnic Elders Newsbeat at New America Media for 9 years until 2017, and previously edited Aging Today, newspaper of the American Society on Aging, for 20 years until 2008. For JGN, Kleyman co-created the Journalists in Aging Fellows program with the Gerontological Society of America, for which he currently consults and previously co-directed for 10 years. His 1974 book Senior Power: Growing Old Rebelliously was among the first general-press books on aging. In 2016, he was named an “Influencers in Aging” by PBS’s Next Avenue website. His articles have appeared in a wide range of print and online publications, such as the Huffington PostSalon,San Francisco Chronicle,, and AARP Bulletin. Kleyman has been widely interviewed or quoted by the New York Times, NPR Next Avenue, Columbia Journalism Review and the Association of Health Care Journalists.