Category Archives: longevity 21st Century

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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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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Aging Across the Life Course: Knowledge Exchange 2018

As promised in my annual Aging & Longevity Conference Round Up January 9th, I would keep you up to date with on any new events. So, here is an event that has popped up since then, to take place in Toronto – April 30th & May 1st. Rather than calling it a conference, this is

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Making Sense of Longevity Markets

  Looking forward to speaking at the opening meeting of the Business of Ageing Niagara Network (BANN) on April 25th. BANN is a new 2018 initiative of AGEWORKS™ in conjunction with Niagara College, a membership-based networking group organized to connect businesses, industry leaders and subject matter experts by providing a focused platform for collaboration, professional

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