Tag Archives: aging population

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing: IFA 2018 Toronto

As of last week, Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the 2018 IFA, International Federation on Ageing conference, Aug.8-10 in Toronto. While it may seem some time away, it is never too early to attract professionals from around the world to confer with us at the crest of our summer, to give them a

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Technology & Optimal Aging on a Lonely Planet.

Here we are, a global aging population, pivoting on a speedy technology curve – kick starting, crowd funding, backing another hackathon or pitch event to promote technology innovations we hope will enhance or improve our experience with the promise of longevity. Over at least the last five or so years, it has become quite alluring,

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 16/17 – The Finalists.

Innovating Aging in Place. The theme for the 4th  annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity; and the nine finalists were announced last week. This contest is but one of several intersections where technology innovations address the needs of well-being for people “across the life span”. I’ve been following this particular event since

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Aging in Place. More than tooling around with Apps.

Like most themes around the future of living in a longevity society, aging in place has multiple dimensions; but when I talk about it generally over coffee talk, many people at first hearing the phrase, most often react as if it simply means accommodating the home environment by installing chair lifts, walk-in bathtubs and grab

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Help the inter-generational narrative on longevity.

Last week I was researching for a number of presentations, meetings and blog posts, contemplating the big picture of the social transformation we are experiencing, concerning aging demographics in a longevity society, within the context of other global economic and political issues. If we are going to get somewhere by improving social conditions for people

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