Category Archives: longevity 21st Century

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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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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