Monthly Archives: August 2014

On the Upside of Aging – Part 4

You might think, that after walking away from reading The Upside of Aging, an outsider to the field of aging, longevity or gerontology would somehow be overdosed or overwhelmed by the depth of this volume. In some ways you might … Continue reading

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On the Upside of Aging – Part 3

Peril or Promise? So frames the entry by Michael W. Hodin in The Upside of Aging by Paul H. Irving; The New Global Economy, through an Aging Lens. Hodin is Executive Director of the Global Coalition on Aging. Apart from … Continue reading

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On the Upside of Aging – Part 2

Longevity. Gift or curse? On the upside, Joseph C. Coughlin of MIT’s AgeLab sees it positively, “if growing old becomes something new: if we heed aging as a call to innovate.” His “Disruptive Demography” is, notably for me, the centre … Continue reading

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On the Upside of Aging – Part 1

A new compendium – The Upside of Aging by Paul H. Irving, President of the Milken Institute, covers a range of insights into humanity’s longevity evolution; a great starting point for any new student to the subject.       … Continue reading

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