Category Archives: longevity 21st Century

AGE-WELL – National Impact Challenge Update

#AWImpact Canada’s own technology and aging network AGE-WELL has steadily grown their reputation as a dynamic research and innovation centre dedicated to improving the lives of older adults. As covered in my blog post in early May 2018, AGE-WELL announced their National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can

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Marketing the Longevity Market

Longevity. A society, an economy, a market. Or perhaps several market opportunities within an economy. How does any business, non-profit or other professional group make sense of this, understand the scope, and what makes up the multiple categories in this field? For that matter, how do any of these entities know how to appropriately target,

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IFA 2018 – Conference Partner Update 4

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, From Evidence to Action Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the International Federation on Ageing – IFA 2018 – August 8 -10 in Toronto. Nine weeks to go, waiting eagerly for the publication of the full conference agenda, with its timed daily schedule. Typical of most conferences, once

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Health, Aging & the Caregiving Agenda

Our caregiving roles in a longevity society have increasingly become a central part in people’s lives over recent years; the subject most often discussed within the context of an advancing aging population, in research reports and family conversations. However, we also know that this is not exclusively the case, as people are caregiving for others

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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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