Yearly Archives: 2018

Age-related Issues. One of “Society’s Wicked Problems”?

Investment in research on aging and longevity has become a significant segment of the overall longevity economy over the last decade. Largely evidenced by looking at the growing list of university or college entities around the world, which are engaged in a high degree of collaborative research – millions of dollars invested, producing several well

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Mind-set Shift, Financing for Longevity

Heading to Halifax, Nova Scotia to present at the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners – 16th Annual Conference, June 10-13, 2018. This will also be an opportunity to hear from a number of professionals, who work specifically in the financial planning industry, to get the buzz on what the general trends are, as well as

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AGE-WELL & a Canadian Design Challenge.

Since March 2015, here in Canada, we have had our very own technology and aging network AGE-WELL and they have steadily grown their reputation as a dynamic research and innovation centre dedicated to improving the lives of older adults. Following AGE-WELL on a regular basis, now with their announcement last week of their National Impact

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IFA 2018 – Conference Partner Update 3

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. With just over twelve weeks to go, the list of breakout sessions and speakers is now on the conference website. Apart from the keynote

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Stanford Longevity Design – 2017/18 Winners

“Promoting Lifelong Healthy Habits Through Design” That was the theme for this 5th year of the Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity – and at the April 17th pitch day for the eight finalists, the first place winner was Ride Rite – a computer-integrated bicycle handlebar designed for older adults who have started

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