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
Tag Archives: extended lifetimes
Or you could say – is work ‘til you drop better for you? For some reason this topic of working longer in later life has invited itself lately in to my inbox of conversation with others. Likely, I was sending out subliminal messages when talking generally about the interconnectedness of issues in healthy aging and
Today marks the 5th anniversary of this Change Rangers weekly blog! Envision the Promise of Longevity. This tag-line I constructed was designed to provoke thought, while at the same time intended as a question. What is the promise? For many people living in different corners around the world, the promise of living a safe, healthy,
What a stunning time of discovery we live in, fifteen percent into the 21st century. Surely, that must have sounded a familiar account of the times when Galileo first gazed through his telescope, with a creative blur in his eyes, seeing “one giant leap for mankind” in 1969. How about the lesser-known Angelo Mosso, the
Envision the promise of longevity. I created this tagline when I re-positioned my storyline for Change Rangers six years ago. In a way, it was designed to be more of a question – what IS the promise? What are the possibilities and challenges in a world where people have greater potential for living extended lifetimes?
Thursday this week is the Awards Day for the second Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity, an event where technology, design and yes the business of aging connect to celebrate innovation in the development of products for improving the experience of an extended lifetime. As a reminder from my March 10th blog post,