Author Archives: Mark Venning

Home Sharing. Coming of Age in a Longevity Society

Home sharing. Of all the abundant housing options for later life living from which older adults can choose, one that fits their own unique desires, this one goes a long way to serve the needs of more than one age cohort. Espousing the positive idea of intergenerational connectivity of sorts, home sharing is a growing

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Summer Shorts 39: On Deep Aging. Deep Time. Deep Space

Maybe the deep heat of deep summer is getting to me. Bouncing off a EurekAlert news release from three weeks ago, Deep Aging Clocks: the emergence of AI-based biomarkers of aging and longevity, I whimsically thought about the time and timing of our existence in relation to two other concept interests of mine – deep

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Summer Shorts 38: Later Life Learning from Singers Adapting Vocal Range.

Driving home from Niagara recently, listening to Sarah Vaughan sing on the live album from Paris, In the City of Lights released twenty years ago, I was one more time in a state of awe of her vocal range, one moment deep, practically operatic and the next soaring playfully in a scat chase. The concert

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Summer Shorts 36: The Art of Ageing Forum – a quick nod!

Seven summers of summer shorts! Since 2012, I usually write some quick musings, for a few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer and this year I start with a quick nod to AGE WORKS and their major event last week at Niagara College – titled the Art of Ageing Forum. A warm

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Longevity and the Future of Work: A Book Review

The Talent Revolution is the title of a new book by Lisa Taylor and Fern Lebo (with what we always expect in a business book) the sub-title Longevity and the Future of Work. It is that part that I fixed my mind onto in my read, as it is what distinguishes this well constructed book

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