Monthly Archives: May 2012

Aging and the New Labs:Part 1

Perhaps it’s just a coincidence that I’ve just read the Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes – “how the Romantic Generation discovered the beauty and terror of science”, the sub title goes. Here we visit the labs and observatories of … Continue reading

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Promise of Longevity Tested

Once in a while out of the blue your own promise of longevity will be tested. Mine was just recently after a physical mishap that landed me in the hospital emergency room. I’ll spare the details, but suffice to say … Continue reading

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Longevity: Aging & Innovation

Aging and innovation. That’s really what it was all about at the MaRS Business of Aging Summit on April 30th. Once you cut through the media spin like “Boomers as Zoomers” and the other one that gets up my nose … Continue reading

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TAGlab:a Promise Envisioned

Technologies for Aging Gracefully. What a perfect tag line, pun intended. Conversation recently steered me to this wonderful University of Toronto initiative- TAGlab , a collaborative research team that explores ways in which digital media can basically help people “preserve … Continue reading

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Business of Aging,Marketing:Part 3

Further to the SERC symposium on “Mature Consumer Marketing”, lots of nuggets to sift out from the April 18 panel conversation. If you were a business with a product not necessarily aimed at aging demographics, you still could have gained … Continue reading

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