Monthly Archives: October 2012

Changing in an Aging World

Longevity. Aging. Retirement. The world is flush with conferences – a symposium here and a seminar there. It’s hard to decide where to put your investment to stay current with the research and innovation on the health and social issues … Continue reading

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On “The Town That Never Retired”

Happened upon a BBC show “The Town That Never Retired”, first aired in the UK in July 2012. The story follows lives of several “pensioners” (Brits seem to like that term), over age 70, in the town of Preston, Lancashire … Continue reading

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Working Models for Working Longer – 3

If it seems lofty for some who have never thought to answer the question, “what is my life’s work?”; then maybe it’s more like – “what’s the point of me working?” You don’t have to be any age to ask … Continue reading

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Working Models for Working Longer – 2

When will you not work in later life? For some in their 50’s, up to now their whole relationship to work has been actualized in an organizational, corporate or civil service context, either in one long gig or, as is … Continue reading

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Working Models for Working Longer – 1

Canadians will work longer to maintain current lifestyles. Canada will struggle to replace its aging workforce. Aging workforce increases workplace health risks to organizations. That’s just a small sample of headlines lately, and for that matter from my “Longevity Newsreel” … Continue reading

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