Tag Archives: seniors

Global Age Friendly Cities, Ten Years On.

Now ten years on – 2017, we celebrate the introduction of the Global Age Friendly Cities initiative as presented by the World Health Organization (WHO). The question is, what has “age friendly” become – and for that matter how have cities changed since 2007, while world events have shifted behind us like fast flipping stage

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Innovating Aging in Place: Stanford Design Challenge 16/17

Once again, the Stanford Center on Longevity has announced its 4th annual Design Challenge with the succinct title – Innovating Aging in Place. This contest has global reach that promotes the entrepreneurial and creative tech-talent of students from around the world to develop products or services to, as they say, “optimize long life for all

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Retirement Board Game in a Time Capsule Journey.

At the risk of being too serious over a Labour Day long weekend, I decided to lay out some ideas for future blog posts. In the process, I found my way back to my newly refiled library of articles and reports related to a multitude of topics under the theme of aging and longevity. This

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Intergenerational Relations: A Revolution?

Who owns the space on the conversation about intergenerational relations? On certain levels it lives with social policy and research groups; but you might ask, is it trickling down in reality at street level? Well with the “starting small” approach, as featured in the June 4th post, the i2i Intergenerational Society of Canada encouraged Intergenerational

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