Tag Archives: life expectancy

Crossing a Chasm. Longevity ain’t what it used to be.

If we truly are, as is often described, living through a longevity revolution; then how is it that the story line in this new narrative – nurtured around a changing positive outlook on aging and what it means to be successful at living longer – feels so incomplete? The truth simply is, that like most

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2014: Singular Lives Found & Forever.

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global average life expectancy statistics, a boy born in 2012 can expect to reach age 68 and a girl 73. This takes into account regional health and socioeconomic variables from low-income to high-income countries. While I research these kinds of data most of the year, I thought it

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Financing Longevity. Some New Sense & Sensibility?

Picking up on Jonathan Chevreau’s Financial Independence Hub category “Debt & Frugality”, I mused on how that seems like some new play on Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility when it comes to our current dilemma – how good are we at (what I prefer to call) ”financing longevity”? Chevreau’s FindependenceHub category “Debt & Frugality” echoes

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