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Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing. IFA Toronto 2018

As mentioned in my first blog post this year, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is holding its 14th Global Conference in Toronto from August 8 -10, 2018. While that seems a long way off, it feels comforting to bring … Continue reading

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Retirement Season Over. Put Away the Ouija Board.

Once again, in Canada at least, not only have we now weathered the lion’s share of winter, but also the sales squalls of Retirement Season, those February ads inundating us with messages about financing our retirement nest eggs, our dream … Continue reading

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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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Aging & Longevity & a Phantasmagorical Landscape of Innovation, Part 1

As a diligent follower of trends in technology developments that are inserting into the global aging narrative, I permit myself to be fascinated, not only because of the potential business opportunities but also because this market area has encouraged creativity … 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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Moon Walking Away, a Secret of Longevity?

During last week’s momentous news making event in the USA, one story seemed to slip by like another silent turn in the phases of the moon. Unless it’s a full moon or a super moon like the one last November, … Continue reading

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2017. Celebrating Change Rangers 21st Year.

Part of that celebration is a revamp of the Change Rangers web site, as I also soon enter a 7th year of weekly blog writing in March 2017. General topic category titles for the blog will be changing a bit, … 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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Aging & Longevity, Conference Round Up 2017.

Happy New Year! For the 4th year now, it has become an annual thing to lead off with a short list of selected major conferences or symposiums around the world, under the macro theme of Aging and Longevity. As usual, … Continue reading

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 3

Final observations and comments about the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) November 2016 conference – Re-think Ageing. If you were new to the subject of ageing and longevity and attended the conference, it would have been a good thing as … Continue reading

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