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Aging & Longevity & a Phantasmagorical Landscape of Innovation, Part 2

When it comes to technology innovations in a market that addresses the global aging and longevity narrative, one of the first topic areas the mind usually leads to is health care, which in itself is a broad territory; and within … Continue reading

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 16/17 – The Finalists.

Innovating Aging in Place. The theme for the 4th  annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity; and the nine finalists were announced last week. This contest is but one of several intersections where technology innovations address the needs … 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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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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Labour Markets & the Value of Caregiver Stats

Labour Day is not quite beyond sight in the rear view mirror, so it struck my mind this weekend, reading a blog post from Sept.7th in the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, that caregivers are rarely talked about as a part … Continue reading

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Innovating Aging in Place: Stanford Design Challenge 16/17

Once again, the Stanford Center on Longevity has announced its 4th annual Design Challenge with the succinct title – Innovating Aging in Place. This contest has global reach that promotes the entrepreneurial and creative tech-talent of students from around the … Continue reading

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Bridges & Thoughtful Fortuity in Later Life

In what turned out to be a serendipitous spinoff from my post last week – A 100-Year Life in a Blue Zone – I elected to take a day to clean out my office. I refiled my library of articles, … 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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