Huffington Post- An ageing society isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
Science says people will live past 120 in this century; here’s how
"Scientists are zeroing in on 'senescent cells,' aging cells that stop dividing and making new cells."
@LaddersHQ #longevity #aging
An excellent interview with @ProfAndrewScott from @LongevityTech "Aging well: the new human imperative"
Focus not just on healthcare but economic impact >>> $38 trillion economic boost for every additional year of increased life expectancy in the US.
We need to make longer lives a possibility for everyone and tackle longevity inequalities
An article from Northwestern University and Science Daily "Americans with higher net worth at midlife tend to live longer"
US Life expectancy has dropped for the first time since World War II. during the pandemic
Meet Wally - at 82 she is the oldest woman to blast into space. After being denied a space flight by NASA years ago, she will be making the voyage into space thanks to Bezos and Blue Origin
#aging #lifespan #stayyoung
How might the COVID-19 pandemic end? An article from McKinsey on how the pandemic evolved and how we can plan going forward.
A chart on carbon emissions and the impact of various lifestyle choices from shower head choices to not flying @StatistaCharts
#aging #climate #healthuk
The fertility rate in the UK is at an all time low. The uncertainty of the pandemic contributed to the decades long trend of fewer children.
How can we put a monetary value on living longer? A short clip from my recent interview with Linda Yueh and David Sinclair on our paper in @nresearchnews "The Economic Value of Targeting Aging"
#aging #agingwell #livinglonger
Great article from @wef on how our economy can benefit from longer and healthier lives. We must ensure healthspan rises to match lifespan
#aging #healthuk #ageing
"Pandemic has accelerated the prior decline of neighbourliness among younger people over recent decades, leaving them with worryingly low levels of social trust and community attachment. "
New Onward research: Age of Alienation
Boy genius Laurent Simons, 11, has his path to immortality all mapped out
“Immortality, that is my goal, not for myself, but for other people by replacing as many body parts as possible with mechanical parts”
#longevity #aging #healthuk
My paper “The Economic Value of Targeting Aging” -written with @NuCampEconomics and @davidasinclair published earlier this week @NatureAging https://www.nature.com/articles/s43587-021-00080-0
Here is a short version:
Univ of Ottawa has developed a calculator to determine how long senior citizens will live. The goal is to provide better care during the last stages of life.
#longevity #healthcare #elderlycare
A study on how dogs like humans can age well or poorly. Can analyzing dog lives unlock the secrets of human aging?
4 ways to live longer from John Hopkins Medicine
1. Don't smoke
2. Healthy weight
Is 150 years the limit of human lifespans? An interesting article on different methods of measuring aging and our limitations
#aging #healthuk #lifespan
Great to see my paper “The Economic Value of Targeting Aging” -written with @NuCampEconomics and @davidasinclair – now out in @NatureAging
Link to paper:
#longevity #agingsociety #healthyaging
The world's population is getting older...
"According to the United Nations, the global median age has increased by 7 years since 1950, from 24 to 31"
Image from Visual Capitalist
#longevity #agingsociety #ageing
A great blog post by Sergey Young on how the environment affects our longevity
"Longevity Revolution. 3 Signs The Environment Will Actually Help Us Live Longer"
Don't miss the recording from Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins on The Medieval Camino de Santiago!
Video is full of insights on the lifestyle of the pilgrims making this journey from lifespan to daily health
#longevity #aging #caminodesantiago
Interesting questions presented in The Times "Humankind is on the brink of a new era where science is starting to reveal in unprecedented detail the workings of our individual cells + whole brains"
Would you want to know your future health risks?
Thank you again Dame Sarah Gilbert for being our Longevity Person of the Year recipient for 2020!
#longevity #covid19 #covidvaccine
A great article on the future of work @McKinsey
To future-proof citizens’ ability to work, they will require new skills—but which ones? A survey of 18,000 people in 15 countries suggests those that governments may wish to prioritize.
Dr Greg Bailey, CEO @juvlabs and Linda Partridge, founding director @maxplanckpress Institute on Aging debate nutrition and how to live today on our latest podcast!
Don't forget to sign up for Thursday's Longevity Tonic webinar with Father Michael Collins on the Medieval Camino de Santiago pilgrimage!
24 June at 5:30pm BST
@CaminoWays @followthecamino @CaminoTweets
A paper on health policy and ageing @UniofNewcastle "A clear understanding of whether increases in longevity are spent in good health is necessary to support ageing, health and care-related policy."
Great article on aging...chronological vs biological.
"The slowest-aging participant aged only 0.40 biological years for every chronological year, while the fastest aged 2.44 biological years per calendar year"
Register for our free webinar "On the Road: The Medieval Camino de Santiago"
"Follow the stars" with Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins as he explores this medieval voyage and the daily lives of the many pilgrims
24 June at 5:30pm London time
Our latest Longevity Tonic webinar is now online! Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins takes us back to Edward Jenner in 1796 and the first smallpox vaccination. This life saving tech couldn't be more important today
Nutrition is a crucial part of living a longer, healthier life! Listen to our latest podcast w/ Prof Linda Partridge, Founding Director Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
The new possibilities of cellular meat...
Winston Churchill wrote: ‘We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium.’
#longevity #cleanmeat #healthuk
Join us Thursday for a free lunchtime webinar on the history of vaccines! Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins will guide us through the story of Edward Jenner.
10 June at 1pm UK time
Join us Thursday for a free lunchtime webinar on the history of vaccines! The subject couldn't be more pertinent today
10 June at 1pm UK time
@aubreydegrey @LongevityTech @masterinvestor
Join us for a webinar on the history of vaccines! This subject couldn't be more relevant today. Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins will takes us back to the 18th century for the development of the smallpox vaccine.
10 June at 1pm BST
Join our Innovation & Commercialization webinar with Jim Mellon @JimMellonBooks @Longevity_Forum @juvlabs 10 June at 1430 BST. Discussion with Svitlana Surodina @Svitlana_s @skeindigital & Richard Siow @Rcmsiow @kingsmedicine @kingsbschool @InnovateKings
Want to live longer...try sports like tennis. @thetimes looks at professional athletes from the Wimbledon and their longer lifespans
"Going vegan would result in the largest carbon savings, but even just a reduction of meat and dairy consumption – without eliminating it completely – can also have a massive impact. "
Charts explaining carbon opportunity cost frm agriculture
#Aging across the planet. Beyond time for institutions of all types to adapt to a new #demographic reality. @lajohnstondr #ageing #longevity @MIAging @Longevity_Forum @AARPIntl https://twitter.com/lajohnstondr/status/1398260550988140545
In old-after-rich #Taiwan, “In the next decade, there will be universities closing every year, ” (.. not in old-before-rich PRC). https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/family/2021/05/28/taiwan-hurtles-towards-super-aged-status @Bingqin_Li @Paul_Irving1 @Noahpinion @hofrench @Dali_Yang @J_B_C16 @FredSerriere @niubi @IEAKwame #ageing #demographics
View our philosophy webinar "Longevity Wisdom and Imagination" on youtube! Thank you Robert Rowland Smith and @ProfAndrewScott for the thought provoking discussion!
#longevity #lifespan #healthuk
Last chance to register for today's lunchtime webinar on longevity wisdom and imagination w/ author & philosopher Robert Rowland Smith!
TODAY 1 PM BST
Wiser as we get older or do we become more like children? Wisdom vs intelligence? Find out more on Thursday's lunchtime webinar w/ author & philosopher Robert Rowland Smith
27 MAY 1 PM BST
@ProfAndrewScott @aubreydegrey @LongevityTech
Thoughts on pros and cons of the world's changing population...more older people and less babies @nytimes
"Like an avalanche, the demographic forces — pushing toward more deaths than births — seem to be expanding and accelerating."
You can take control of how you age! Podcast featuring Norman Lazarus, author of The Lazarus Strategy on how to avoid aging related diseases through physical activity...and have fun in the process
The Potential Role of Protein Kinase R as a Regulator of Age-Related Neurodegeneration.
@NRGMayo @INDUCSF @TI_AgeingNeuro @MolNeuro @fsgnmt @AlzData @AlzheimersLA @alzassociation @beatdementia @DementiaUK @UCSDHealthAging @Longevity_Forum @Trisha_M_
Fantastic article by @normacohen on how the modern household faces parenting challenges which has led to a #populationdecline
"Falling fertility means our global population is set to shrink this century—unless policies make parenthood easier"
Our latest podcast is now available! Declan Doogan & Prof Norman Lazarus, author of "The Lazarus Strategy: How to Age Well and Wisely" discuss how exercise can prevent disease & how to find a routine that makes you happy
Apple (also Spotify + Google): http://ow.ly/ZVKV50EOzL4
Meet the Nun Who Wants You to Remember You Will Die @nytimes
"Memento mori" is a concept is to intentionally think about your own death every day, as a means of appreciating the present and focusing on the future.
"Boston Consulting Group and Kearney believe the trend is global and growing — beef could be the new coal, shunned by elite tastemakers over rising temperatures and squeezed by increasingly cheap alternatives." @Bloomberg
6 Surprising Things to do from a Longevity Doctor - some helpful tips and unfortunately eating chocolate isn't one of them!
#longevity #lifepsan #health
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