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

New Speaker Presentation - Now on Tour 2019 Making Sense of a Longevity Economy: for Your Business, Career & Community

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 Longevity 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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Present & Future of Technology and Aging.

If there is one shining example of an organization leading the way in Canada on the topic of technology and aging, it is AGE-WELL and as in previous years, two weeks from today, it holds its 5th Annual Conference in conjunction with 48th Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick. Titled Exploring

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Navigating the Tides of Aging Together: CAG2019

Next up in the fall 2019 aging and longevity conference cycle is, in about three weeks, the 48th annual Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick. As the title – Navigating the Tides of Aging Together – might suggest, the experience of navigating the waters of aging would not be limited to

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Reporting Canada’s Future for Long Term Care – 2

In the Sept.10 release of the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) first report in a series of three – Enabling the Future Provision of Long Term Care in Canada – there is much to digest over more than one reading, but it is a clearly articulated piece in four distinct sections. You might want to take

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Reporting Canada’s Future for Long Term Care – 1

A busy time as fall approaches, for discussion on our future for Long Term Care. As mentioned in my Sept.10 post, the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) in partnership with the Global Ageing Network begins their conference today titled This is Long Term Care 2019. Perhaps by coincidence, last Tuesday the National Institute on

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