Tag Archives: life expectancy

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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Victory Lap Retirement: Authors Interview, Part 1

“We’re on a bit of a crusade to change the way our society thinks about retirement.” Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau, co-authors of Victory Lap Retirement (published, October 2016) are not the first to head out on this crusade. Apart … Continue reading

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A 100-Year Life in a Blue Zone.

If you accept the global average life expectancy as tabled by the World Health Organization (WHO), which currently rests at 71.4 (all factors calculated), it’s hard to imagine taking any projections fourteen years out to 2030 up to age 80, … Continue reading

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Operatic tendencies. Dying to work for a longer later life?

Or you could say – is work ‘til you drop better for you? For some reason this topic of working longer in later life has invited itself lately in to my inbox of conversation with others. Likely, I was sending … Continue reading

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Crossing a Chasm. Longevity ain’t what it used to be.

If we truly are, as is often described, living through a longevity revolution; then how is it that the story line in this new narrative – nurtured around a changing positive outlook on aging and what it means to be … Continue reading

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Feeding Longevity: Another Hunger Game

What is your longevity expectation? As a Canadian, if you have ever taken one of those online life expectancy calculator questionnaires, or read a global survey from an organization like the World Health Organization (WHO), you might walk away with … Continue reading

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A 1750’s Guide to Longevity

In 2050, may it be told that once upon a time in the early part of the century we had more than an abundance of sometimes conflicting advice on healthy living – from Dr. Oz to David Wolfe! By that … Continue reading

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Aging & Longevity – A Global Affair.

Today marks the 4th anniversary of Change Rangers weekly blog! “Envision the promise of longevity” is my opening tag line, which is in effect more of a reverse way of posing a question. What is the promise an extended lifetime … Continue reading

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2014: Singular Lives Found & Forever.

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global average life expectancy statistics, a boy born in 2012 can expect to reach age 68 and a girl 73. This takes into account regional health and socioeconomic variables from low-income to high-income … Continue reading

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Financing Longevity. Some New Sense & Sensibility?

Picking up on Jonathan Chevreau’s Financial Independence Hub category “Debt & Frugality”, I mused on how that seems like some new play on Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility when it comes to our current dilemma – how good are we … Continue reading

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