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Nora Super    

Health & Aging Public Policy Expert; Former Executive Director of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging

Nora Super is the former executive director of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging (CFA) and launched the Milken Institute's Alliance to Improve Dementia Care.

Super provided strategic direction for the three primary focus areas of the Center: Healthy Longevity, Financial Security, and Improving Dementia Care. She oversaw data-driven research, meaningful policy initiatives, and impactful convenings around the world. Launched in 2020, Super led the Alliance to Improve Dementia Care, which includes 100+ organizations and seeks to transform and improve the complex health and long-term care systems that people at risk for and living with dementia must navigate.

Super is a respected thought leader, frequent speaker, and prolific writer on healthy longevity and the economic and social impact of global population aging. From 2014-2016, Nora served as the Executive Director of the White House Conference on Aging, where she received wide recognition for her nationwide efforts to improve the lives of older Americans. In 2019, she authored two major reports: “Reducing the Cost and Risk of Dementia: Recommendations to Improve Brain Health and Decrease Disparities” and “Age-Forward Cities for 2030.”

In 2015, Super was recognized as one of America’s top 50 “Influencers in Aging” by PBS Next Avenue and was the Honoree for Outstanding Service to Medicare Beneficiaries by the Medicare Rights Center. She has also held leadership roles at the US Department of Health and Human Services, AARP, Kaiser Permanente, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

A native of New Orleans, Super studied political science at Tulane University and completed her master’s degree in public administration, with a concentration in health policy, at George Washington University.


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