Monthly Archives: August 2012

“Age Friendly” Part 2 : a Silver Lining

Sometimes you have to go more than half way round the world to find a prime example of someone who knows how to get to the quick on marketing to an aging population. Phrases like “age friendly” can be annoyingly … Continue reading

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“Age Friendly” Part 1: Innovation in Design

More stylish aging! Where friendly meets graceful. Who wouldn’t want that? How about a mobility aid (a.k.a. walker) that didn’t look like the institutional  seniors army issue you see some people use at the shopping mall? Back in April at … Continue reading

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A Dying Game

What better time than now, in the dog days of summer, but to turn thoughts on longevity to the subject of death. Longevity is a promise with diverse realities for rich and for poor, but it’s a dying game all … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 5: Aging & Big Brands

Back to Michael Hodin. He’s also Executive Director of the Global Coalition on Aging. It’s easy to see how he leveraged his corporate role in the pharmaceutical industry enabling him to attract big brands to membership in the coalition – … Continue reading

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