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Making Sense of a Longevity Economy: Business, Career & Community – 2

Part Two. Longevity Economy, a Rose by Any Other Name? No small wonder why it feels like a dance with words when I try to explain a Longevity Economy in conversation with everyday people who are not so focused on the subject of aging population and demographic shifts or even with those who are actively

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Caregiving as a Core Community Investment

In his 2001 book, Longevity Revolution, among the numerous futuristic insights Theodore Roszak shared was in regards to the subject of caregiving. As he framed it under the healthcare spectrum, he talked about economists, believing that by the mid-21st century the USA could be spending 30 percent of GDP on health care and then, to

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Later Life in Condos, a New Naked City – Part 3

Condos in general have their unique dynamics – social engagement and operational finances to name but two. And those who have chosen to live in urban condo dwellings will know that there are enough issues that percolate, (and sometimes boil over), in and out of the occasion of the Annual General Meeting. Adding the aging

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Technology and Aging in Place: Insights,Take 2

Ben was worried. It was 1967. As The Graduate, he was worried about his future. Mr. McGuire had the answer, “Just one word…. Are you listening? … Plastics…. There’s a great future in plastics.” Nearly fifty years later, listening to the presentation by Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director at AGE-WELL about Disrupting the Current Technology &

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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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