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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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Home Sharing. Coming of Age in a Longevity Society

Home sharing. Of all the abundant housing options for later life living from which older adults can choose, one that fits their own unique desires, this one goes a long way to serve the needs of more than one age cohort. Espousing the positive idea of intergenerational connectivity of sorts, home sharing is a growing

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 18/19 – The Finalists!

Finalists for the 6th annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity were announced today – winnowed down to eight from 97 submissions by design teams from 24 countries around the world. Stanford’s tech-based contest is not the only one in the world, however it is the one event of its kind that I

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, Last Reflections

#ifaTO2018 One thing I anticipate when attending a professional event such as the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) 14th conference some six weeks ago, is to take in presentations with an eye and ear open for a study in contrasts. This works either in the same presentation or between several sessions over three days, either

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, First Reflections.

#ifaTO2018 After almost a year, promoting this event as a Conference Partner and waiting with anticipation to attend, the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference came to a close eleven days ago. As usual with conferences that deliver an abundance of diverse subject matter content – speakers, workshops, symposiums, paper and poster presentations, I

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Marketing the Longevity Market

Longevity. A society, an economy, a market. Or perhaps several market opportunities within an economy. How does any business, non-profit or other professional group make sense of this, understand the scope, and what makes up the multiple categories in this field? For that matter, how do any of these entities know how to appropriately target,

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