Alexis Abramson, PhD is a leading industry expert for those over 50. She is an inspiring speaker, corporate consultant, researcher, author and award winning entrepreneur and journalist. Her enduring commitment to baby boomers, caregivers and mature adults has been featured in many national publications, including Time, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, AARP Magazine, Entrepreneur, Home Health, Business Week and People.
Dr. Abramson is an Emmy and Gracie award-winning journalist who has appeared frequently as an on-air expert gerontologist for NBC’s Today show, CNN, CBS, RLTV, MSNBC and numerous other media outlets. Dr. Alexis is also a featured blogger on many top tier websites including YAHOO!, HuffingtonPost, Sharecare and Caregiving.com. She is highly sought after as a keynote speaker at industry conferences, bringing awareness of baby boomer, caregiver and mature adult trends and challenges to corporations, consumers, government agencies and non-profit groups.
As a proven industry expert, Abramson has worked closely as a market consultant, lead researcher and spokesperson with major corporate organizations including AARP, Comcast, Delta Airlines, Duracell, the Arthritis Foundation, Harry & David, Cohn & Wolfe, sanofi-aventis, Kimberly Clark, Philips Electronics, Edelman, Bank of Montreal, Siemens, American Automobile Association, Golin Harris, General Mills, Hearing Life, Century 21, Beltone, Comcast, Subway, Humana, Ogilvy PR, CareLine, RLTV, Walmart, P&G and many more.
Dr. Abramson is the author of four highly-acclaimed books – The 55+ Fact Book, a collection of must- know facts, statistics, and interesting information about the 55+ demographic; The Caregivers Survival Handbook, a guide to help caregivers balance the responsibilities of caring for others and for themselves; Home Safety for Seniors, a room-by-room reference and idea book for making independent senior and home-bound living easier and The Medicare Resource Guide, a comprehensive collection of resources and documents necessary for individuals caring for aging friends or family members. Dr. Alexis’ next book, The How to Guide for the 50+, is a comprehensive handbook revealing the best-kept secrets for a happy and healthy life after 50.
Her dedication to baby boomers, caregivers and mature adults has won Dr. Abramson a number of professional accolades, including Working Woman Magazine’s General Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, Atlanta Small Business Person of the Year Award, 40 Under 40 Award, American Society of Aging’s Outstanding Small Business Award and many others. Dr. Abramson received her Doctorate in Gerontology from the University of Southern California’s Davis School of Gerontology.