Alexis Abramson: Biography highlights

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. is a generational expert, a ‘trendspotter’ for those over 50, and the global authority on the boomer consumer. She is an inspiring speaker, blogger, corporate consultant, successful author, and award-winning entrepreneur and journalist.

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Alexis Abramson’s background

Dr. Alexis Abramson’s commitment to multigenerations, baby boomers and mature adults has been featured in many national publications, including TIME, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur 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, FOX, MSNBC and numerous other media outlets. In addition to her own popular blog, Dr. Alexis is a featured contributor for many top tier websites including ThriveGlobal, Sharecare and

She is highly-sought after as a keynote speaker at industry conferences, bringing awareness of the intergenerational dynamic between millennials, baby boomers and mature adults to Fortune 100/500 corporations, consumers, government agencies, and non-profits.

As a proven industry consultant, Abramson is frequently retained to help organizations make products and services accessible and user-friendly across generations. Dr. Abramson works closely with business development and marketing teams as they create strategy plans and develop target rich collaterals geared toward cross generational population segments. In addition, she instructs employees on how to be more sensitive to the needs of each generational cohort.

Dr. Abramson has worked closely with many major organizations, including Duracell, Arthritis Foundation, Sanofi, L’Oreal Paris, Philips, Harvard, BMO Private Bank, Siemens, COMCAST, Beltone, SCI, Kroger, AAA, Northwestern Mutual, Hearing Life, Proctor & Gamble, Century 21, Humana, AIG, Subway, Genworth, Kimberly-Clark, Walmart, AARP and many more.

She is the author of four highly-acclaimed books – 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 homebound living easier; The 55+ Fact Book, a collection of must know facts, statistics, and interesting information about the 55+ demographic; and The Medicare Resource Guide, a comprehensive collection of resources and documents necessary for individuals caring for aging friends or family members. Her next book, The Ultimate Longevity Guide, will be published in the Fall of 2019.

Her dedication to baby boomers 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 Business Award, and many others.

Dr. Abramson received her Doctorate in Gerontology from the prestigious University of Southern California’s Davis School of Gerontology.



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Successful Longevity - Vingettes
Successful Longevity - Vingettes
The Boomer Consumer
The Boomer Consumer
A Visit with the Golden Door Spa
A Visit with the Golden Door Spa
Lifetime TV - Show Host
Lifetime TV - Show Host
Baby Boomer Trends
Baby Boomer Trends
RLTV - Host
RLTV - Host

Dr. Alexis is a gifted orator who clearly communicates the topic and provides her audiences with insights and ideas that are immediately actionable. Her ability to capture and keep her audiences attention is immediate from the moment she takes the stage. Any audience that is fortunate to hear Alexis speak will praise her ability to educate, captivate and motivate - all while making them laugh!'

Claudia Patton
Chief Talent Officer

'Alexis worked with me and my team on various projects as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence. She is one of the most well-rounded professionals I've had the pleasure of working with over the years. Specifically, Alexis is highly intelligent and has superb analytical and communications skills. Alexis is extremely driven, innovative and wellregarded as an industry thought leader. Her grasp of B2B and B2C market trends make her an extremely valuable product development partner.'

Andy Miller
SVP, Innovation and Product Development

'Dr. Abramson's presentation, materials and delivery were truly exceptional. I have worked with many speakers and Alexis was without a doubt one of the best! She came well prepared with a professional and dynamic presentation, which she was able to deliver without a hitch. She managed to engage the audience and got great feedback from those who attended. Dr. Abramson is creative, organized and is a very inspirational woman as is evident by her many personal and professional accomplishments.'

Kathleen Vrona
Director of Marketing
Retirement Living Television, RLTV

'Dr. Abramson is a dynamic and gifted public speaker. Her down to earth style and southern charm allow her to deliver a highly effective and memorable presentation to any audience. Her superb technique of effectively conveying thought-provoking ideas, coupled with a sophisticated use of multimedia visuals, is a truly winning combination. Alexis provided a very powerful, intriguing and compelling presentation.'

Elliot Jacobson

'This was my first experience working with Alexis, and I was truly impressed with her ability to quickly understand our industry and recommend the best approach to meet the needs of a diverse audience. Her friendly demeanor and personal experiences on the topic of aging were reassuring in the development of a motivating and meaningful presentation. In addition, her use of multimedia examples to support her thoughts provided an extra level of engagement. Whether your audience is big or small, I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for a dynamic and passionate speaker.'

Deborah Wachtel
Director of Market Research and Analysis

'Dr. Alexis provides a dynamic, comprehensive and userfriendly multi-media presentation that leaves the audience enlightened, empowered and educated about the topic of discussion. Dr. Abramson is an extremely entertaining, engaging and powerful speaker. She uses her keen sense of humor to hold the audience's attention, which makes conveying sometimes serious information much more palatable.'

Deborah Wachtel
SVP, Head of Trust & Estate Services

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