As you read Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and The City, one thing to keep in mind is one underlining point in these urban future scenarios for 2030 – an expectation of a certain level of personal affluence will be required to sustain living these visions. Wealth inequality is an acknowledged challenge early in
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Third Age. Basically described as “a period in life of active retirement, following middle age”, this term has occupied Boomer vocabulary for some time, as another way of re-framing our mind set around retirement and old age. Then there’s the whole Tolkien Third Age, Middle-earth time frame to consider. But let’s not get carried away.
Promoting opportunity. Picking up from the Oct.29 blog post on the current Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge, the first phase of providing frameworks for the generation of design ideas started by getting community feedback on suggestions for areas for opportunity. Translation meaning, what are the real problems or challenges for people dealing with cognitive
Weather patterns changed again this past week around the world. In Canada, wind and rain and crisper temps seemed a great backdrop to a spooky Halloween. And in the stirring of so many steamy hot cauldrons of news (like Senate Scandals and City Hall Hijinks) came bubbling up a somewhat “lost in the steam” item