How has your community, your business or non-profit organization adapted its positioning to meet the needs of a “longevity society”?

Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the International Federation on Ageing Conference - Toronto Aug. 8-10, 2018

Age Inclusive Communities

The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2007 presented its Age-Friendly Cities Guide, now a global movement - an Age-Friendly World. It is primarily about developing strategies to incorporate the life needs of an older population within the community.

In future, if input beyond current older populations is to be encouraged, a more appropriate term is Age Inclusive. The evolution of community is every generation’s project.

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Global Aging Narratives

Aging demographics have varying influences on social structures and business markets around the world. Opportunity or challenge, we face a future where the potential for society, with increased life expectancy, is greater than at any time in human history.

Longevity in this context becomes an inter-generational matter. We all have a vested interest in shaping changes to social policy related to such matters as pension reform, health care, home care & life-long learning.

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Next Decade Enterprisers

Assuming the promise of greater longevity endures and the prospect of working later in life increases, our relationship to work - what we do & how we engage in it - will become constantly regenerative in process and episodic in nature.

Over the next decade, as market needs shift, traditional employment systems will continue to reconstruct; and whatever age we are, this will require the curious, creative and collaborative mind-set of an Enterpriser.

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge. 4 Days to Go – my Vote is in!

#AWImpact Only four days left to August 17th, to cast your vote for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. There are about 60 entries on the AGE-WELL website with short video pitches to watch. You can

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Time to Vote!

#AWImpact You are now able to cast your vote as of August 1st, for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. Wonderful to see there are almost 60 entries now on the AGE-WELL website with short video

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Summer Shorts 35: IFA 2018 Conference Partner – Final Update 7

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, From Evidence to Action Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the International Federation on Ageing conference IFA 2018 – August 8 -10 in Toronto. Yes – ONE week to go! Quick moment for a final pre-conference update. Here is a little more background on one of the sessions

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Summer Shorts 34: IFA 2018 Conference Partner Update 6

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, From Evidence to Action Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the International Federation on Ageing conference IFA 2018 – August 8 -10 Toronto. Only TWO weeks to go! Quick moment for another pre-conference update. As mentioned in my last update, this conference has a very robust agenda of

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Summer Shorts 33: Improve Your Longevity by “Booking Up”

It’s summer, and typically out come those ubiquitous lists of “top five books you must read this summer on vacation or weekends on the garden patio.” As it happens, according to some medical or scientific studies, reading books can help improve your longevity. Actually. it’s every day all year round that matters. Alongside all those

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