Tag Archives: aging demographics

2017. Celebrating Change Rangers 21st Year.

Part of that celebration is a revamp of the Change Rangers web site, as I also soon enter a 7th year of weekly blog writing in March 2017. General topic category titles for the blog will be changing a bit, … Continue reading

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Looking for Some Levity in Longevity.

“We are living in a storm, where a hundred contradictory elements collide; debris from the past, scraps from the present, seeds of the future – swirling, combining, separating under the imperious wind of destiny.” Adolphe Retté, La Plume, March 1, … Continue reading

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 1

For its inaugural year 2016, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Ryerson University in Toronto looks to have set the stage well for its future vision. Closing with a November conference – Re-think Ageing – that as the song … Continue reading

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Canada’s Aging Demographic Speed Limits

How we view the prospect of aging in a longevity society depends on what lens we look through, what part of the world we live in, what socioeconomic experience we have and where we are at a particular age and … Continue reading

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Longevity Society: Economic Investment Shifts.

How far out can you make investment decisions on a megatrend like aging demographics in a longevity society? Well that depends on how “far out” your mind will allow you to go before your probability barometer bursts. Over the last … Continue reading

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Longevity & the Andragogy Strain.

Lifelong learning is certainly not a concept new to this millennium. Let me pick up the history at a mid-point in the 1990’s. This concept got an uptick through a period of massive corporate downsizings. It became part of the … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 20 – Do Futurists Live Longer?

Starting another hot summer with the 5th season of “Summer Shorts” – snappy blog musings, stories, info-bytes or fly on the wall observations on the subject of longevity and matters related to the 21st century shift in aging demographics. _______________________________ … Continue reading

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The Business of Aging & a Longevity Economy 2016

What is the Business of Aging? It’s one of those phrases that can be heard in more than one way. For example in the un-capitalized version, it could mean that we are all aging, and simply put, there are matters … Continue reading

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Aging & Longevity, Conference Round Up 2016.

Here is my third annual list of selected major conferences or symposiums around the world, under the macro theme of Aging and Longevity. As usual, the challenge with covering this field is where do you start and stop with a … Continue reading

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2015. The Urban Activist

Repeating my blog series from last December, I close out this year with a brief look at stories of “singular lives”. Stories of well-known and maybe lesser-known names in history, who had better odds on the promise of longevity and … Continue reading

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