Yearly Archives: 2019

Reducing the Inequity Gap: Longevity Design Challenge 19/20

Open call begins Sept.9th for the 2019/20 Stanford Longevity Center Design Challenge and this year the theme is “Reducing the Inequity Gap: Designing for Affordability”. Following this event for seven years now, where the convergence of technology-based product solutions and longevity is celebrated in a global design contest at Stanford, one of the leading pitch

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Aging in Times of New Nationalisms

So is the special focus of the upcoming conference run by the Aging and Social Change Research Network taking place in Vienna. Sept. 16-17, 2019. We so easily recognize the general conversation around aging and longevity with its myriad of subset topics such as health and wellness, technology and aging in place, financial planning and

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AGE-WELL – Startup Challenge Winners 2019

Canada’s technology and aging network, AGE-WELL held its second 2019 National Impact Challenge, the Startup Edition earlier this summer, and while I was keeping an eye on the finalists as they made their pitch presentations, summer vacation activities and other aging and longevity topics seemed to have delayed my report on the actual winners. Since

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Financial Planning & the Retirement Earworm. Call for The End.

At last, a headline that helps us progress, moving us to change the later life narrative with respect to the issue of financial planning. “Longevity planning will be a central mission for advisers of the future.” In a brief July 22, 2019 article in Investment News with this headline, Ryan W. Neal cites their recent

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