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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 2

Are we generations apart from caring enough? That is one of the big questions I was left hanging with after attending only the first day of the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) November conference – Re-think Ageing. For some time … Continue reading

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Aging in Place. More than tooling around with Apps.

Like most themes around the future of living in a longevity society, aging in place has multiple dimensions; but when I talk about it generally over coffee talk, many people at first hearing the phrase, most often react as if … 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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Help the inter-generational narrative on longevity.

Last week I was researching for a number of presentations, meetings and blog posts, contemplating the big picture of the social transformation we are experiencing, concerning aging demographics in a longevity society, within the context of other global economic and … Continue reading

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Longevity and the Burden of a Marathon.

How soon should you start saving for your older age, your gilded years or if you still prefer to call it, that retirement at the end of a long and winding road? Not soon enough it appears. As if there … Continue reading

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Re-Think Ageing Conference: Now Fall 2016.

Today’s post is a variation of my blog post on the Planet Longevity web site, April 16. Looks like a re-set on the date for the Re-Think Ageing Conference 2016, originally planned for May 4-5 in Toronto at the Ted … Continue reading

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The Rush to a Silver Economy – Part 2

When first you hear a proclamation that we are in a Silver Economy, it could sound like we are merely in a rush to a commercial bonanza, with moneymaking potential for another forty years or so, tracking the path of … Continue reading

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Population Aging: Cost or Investment?

Interesting that when we talk about repairing Canada’s aging infrastructure – roads, bridges, water or sanitation systems and so on, the pitch leads with the word investment. In fact, the recent federal Liberal Party smartly threaded their campaign platform for … Continue reading

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Residential Prospects for Homing Pigeon Boomers – 2

Thinking about roosting in later life takes on several dimensions in a continuum of life changes. You no doubt have seen those, perhaps in their late 60’s, who choose their next move to be from a big suburban house to … Continue reading

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Longevity: Health Wealth of a Nation -3

What is the “health wealth” of a nation and how will we all value the investments we make? If the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is a visible indication of our government’s proof of investment, then you need to … Continue reading

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