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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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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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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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Longevity Society: Economic Value Shifts.

Of the many ways our emerging interconnected global economy is described, an au currant example is a so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, and within that, one major social phenomenon that makes the top of the list in the discussion is – … 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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Longevity and Moonshot Thinking.

Why only last month, the name game morphed again in the world of business when Google reorganized under the new – Alphabet. (Stay with me on this. There is a longevity connection.) As a broadcast from The Motley Fool simply … Continue reading

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Seniors for Seniors, 30 Year Anniversary.

How interesting it is, (as the saying goes) that time has a way of taking care of all things, even those things that are often ahead of their time, ahead of the aging demographic curve in this case. Thirty years … Continue reading

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Technology, Design & the “Longevity Market”

Technology products that address specific needs of aging demographics are already some part of the mainstream in our economy, in what can be described as the greater “longevity market”. Examples of general needs are categories like home care and aging … Continue reading

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