Tag Archives: aging

Technology & Optimal Aging on a Lonely Planet.

Here we are, a global aging population, pivoting on a speedy technology curve – kick starting, crowd funding, backing another hackathon or pitch event to promote technology innovations we hope will enhance or improve our experience with the promise of longevity. Over at least the last five or so years, it has become quite alluring,

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Summer Shorts 28: On Anthropology & Aging – Study On!

Some full conference packages beg for a parsing out, worthy of looking at the separate threads that shape the bigger story. And that appears to me at least, to be the case with the recent event in Oxford, England – the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE)

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Recoding a Longevity Society: Global Aging Narratives

Widening our lens on aging and longevity Looking for a break from North American conversation around the social aspects of aging and longevity, where the sameness of content has often numbed us from appreciating the realities of others around the world, I am more conscious these days, of how important it is to put our

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Canada’s Census 2016. Aging at the Speed of Light?

Adapting your life within population pyramids You must have been living on an exoplanet over the last twenty years, not to know that the generational composition of age demographics in Canada was in a steady progression over time and – with wild card events factored in, all things being relatively equal, the so-called bulge of

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Recoding a Longevity Society: Next Decade Enterprisers.

Working in later life with continuity and flexibility If current trends continue, more people will be working longer in their later life than previous generations. For the sake of establishing a benchmark, for those who are over age 55, this has increasingly been a reality for at least the last ten years. Well before that

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