Julia Randell-Khan explains the important of intergenerational connections and how the Encore Fellows programme helps with career transitions while positively impacting society.
Our Longevity Person of the Year 2020, British vaccinologist Prof Sarah Gilbert has won the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) Albert Medal for her work on the Oxford vaccine, recognising her contribution to "a global common good"
"Longevity gene protects brain stem cells from stress"
New research into how health stresses can block new neurons from developing
COVID-19 has shown the importance of resilience in older age "The pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the tremendous capabilities of biotech research combining biology with computing technology and artificial intelligence (AI)"
Part of living healthier, longer lives is eating well and avoiding harmful environmental factors.
For the full video on how clean meat can replace conventional agriculture >>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM8IDrVtKJc&t=1s
#longevity #lifespan #aging #healthuk
How Global Health and Wealth Has Changed Over Two Centuries - An amazing illustration of how history has affected our life expectancy over 221 years
People in the blue zones #movenaturally in their daily lives and walk almost everywhere. Walking is for everyone, everywhere, and "just 30 minutes a day could save the average American $2,500 a year in medical expenses." https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/1365296079579860993
Sports medicine physician @drjordanmetzl joins @alroker on his walk in New York City to discuss the benefits of brisk outdoor walks. #TakeAWalkTODAY
The inside story of how the Oxford vaccine was made and the team behind it @thetimes
"How an email to a scientist in her pyjamas began an astonishing story — the creation of a groundbreaking vaccine in less than 12 months"
This 105-Year-Old Beat Covid. She Credits Gin-Soaked Raisins. @nytimes
"Lucia DeClerck, the oldest resident of her New Jersey nursing home, tested positive for the virus on her 105th birthday"
#longevity #covid #lifespan #centenarian
With the Covid-19 vaccine rolling out, don't forget to watch our video of Prof Sarah Gilbert, the leader of the Oxford vaccine explaining the history of vaccines and how they were developed rapidly for coronavirus.
#longevity #lifespan #covidvaccine
"New link between personality and risk of early death" How our conscientiousness can help us live longer?
A great post about living an incredible and active long life and how blue zone centenarians are achieving this goal.
In an interview with centenarian Marge, she commented “I feel sexier at 104 than I did at 103.”
#longevity #centenarians #lifespan
"Experts paint a grim picture of the struggle with lockdown isolation — a “mental health pandemic” that should be treated as seriously as containing the coronavirus."
Delighted to confirm that Richard Parr, Managing Director of @GoodFoodEurope, will be with us on 4th March to deliver opening and closing remarks.
Register here: https://bit.ly/2YvgmFE
#alternativeproteins #altproteins #cellularagriculture #sustainability
What separates centenarians as super agers? "Protein signatures of centenarians and their offspring suggest centenarians age slower than other humans"
#longevity #aging #ageing #lifespan
US foundation Bia-Echo led by Nicole Shanahan makes $8m gift to National University of Singapore to research women's reproductive longevity.
"The effort aims to lengthen women's reproductive health and longevity"
#longevity #fertility #lifespan
A fascinating read on the artist Raphael (aka the divine Raphael) on the 500th anniversary of his death. Raphael died at the young age of 37 but imagine what he could've created with more time. #longerlives
#longevity #lifespan #artoflongevity
Interesting opinion piece on the future of meat @FT
"A steak requires two years of cattle raising and meat contributes up to 8bn tonnes of CO2 a year, roughly equivalent to the annual emissions of 1.6bn cars."
“Old age is a gift” @MIAging @EncoreOrg @USCLeonardDavis @theNAMedicine @aarp @LongevityCenter @ColumbiaAging @ASAging @geronsociety @GIAging @NextAvenue @Longevity_Forum @longer_lives #longevity #aging #ageing https://twitter.com/AP_Europe/status/1355900787331919876
"Old age is a gift." Pope Francis has established an annual date — the fourth Sunday of July — to honor grandparents and other elders, lamenting that they are often forgotten despite the wisdom they have to offer society. http://apne.ws/RPonJfw
New theories for aging embraced by tech entrepreneur "Dave Asprey, 47, firmly believes he will live to the year 2153 'at least' by using techniques such sitting in a cold cryotherapy chamber and intermittent-fasting. "
#longevity #aging #agingwell
RT @wef: Is this what higher education will look like in 5 years?@Ipsos https://wef.ch/3oyAy4Q #education #ELearning
A new wave of start ups with a common quest...
"Forces have led to a whole new ecosystem of early-stage biotech companies and VC investors with a bold mission: curing ageing."
@Siftedeu #longevity #aging #agingwell
wef: Age is just a number: over 50 companies show age-inclusive policies create opportunities and growth as we’re living, learning and earning longer.
Read more in our #DavosAgenda Impact Story: http://ow.ly/lrUw50DiFgX
Busting the ageing myth and showing that the older generation is just getting started. Challenge is key to keeping mental sharpness whether still working or in retirement. 7% of business leaders in the UK are over 70. @Telegraph
Silicon Valley biohacker (applies tech to his own body) plans to live to 180 years. From tracking his sleep to intermittent fasting with his "bulletproof coffee" Dave Asprey is looking into his longevity future daily. @Telegraph
"Two blows against ageism" America's leadership show a lack of ageism and how people value older representatives. @FT
#longevity #aging #agingsociety
Sign up for seminar on Platform Technologies in Geroscience, 29 January 2021 http://bit.ly/3og4HFL featuring David Weinkove @MagnitudeBio, Attila Csordas @agecurve
and Karl Morten @Ox_wrh
@MedDiscCat @TheCrick @oxford_ageing @DunhillMedical @juvlabs @BHPComms @Longevity_Forum
An informative ageing report from the House of Lords on UK's goal of achieving extra healthy years by the year 2035. We need to act now and invest in the longevity agenda!
COMMENT: Alex Zhavoronkov @biogerontology, Kai-Fu Lee @kaifulee and Evelyne Bischof discuss the challenges and opportunities of applying AI to aging research, and the emergence of the field of longevity medicine. Read it here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s43587-020-00020-4
Eve Branson (mother of Richard Branson) recently passed away after living an inspiring 96 years
"She was inventive, fearless, relentless - an entrepreneur before the word existed."
#covid19 #longevity #ageinguk
An inspiring read for staying connected during restrictions and the rise of virtual volunteering
"Resilient Community Spirit, With Added Health Benefits" by @jrandellkhan
#longevity #lockdown #ageingsociety #gen2gen
A step forward for diagnosing future Alzheimer's - "We can now very accurately predict the risk of developing clinical Alzheimer's disease in the future, with a simple blood test on symptom-free individuals with subjective concerns" @ScienceDaily
Sign up for our seminar on Platform Technologies in Geroscience, 29 January 2021. http://bit.ly/3og4HFL featuring David Weinkove @MagnitudeBio, Attila Csordas @agecurve,
and Karl Morten @Ox_wrh.
@The_MRC @MedDiscCat @TheCrick @oxford_ageing @DDU_Dundee @juvlabs @BHPComms @GSK
We need to always optimize our daily lives for the benefit of our future. Great takeaways from this year for acting towards a long, healthy life. "17 Best Longevity Tips Experts Taught Us in 2020" @iamwellandgood
An interesting study from Lancaster University on "Exploring older adults’ attitudes towards technology"
- Age 60+
- Do you use technology in the many walks of your life?
- Do you have some opinions about technology?
To participate - email Sangeetha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Clean meat is a sustainable, healthier and cheaper alternative to harmful agricultural practices. Discover more on this tech w/ Bruce Friedrich, co-founder The Good Food Institute in this webinar video: https://youtu.be/DM8IDrVtKJc
Moo's Law Book: https://mooslawbook.com/
A tech start up founded by 83 year old Han van Doorn "AreYouOkayToday" has designed a system that learns the pattern of the electricity consumption of each individual device in the home to help older people live independently. @Siftedeu
Study of more than 1 million people finds high levels of iron in the blood can lead to a shorter lifespan which can also help explain how a red meat diet can lead to age related conditions such as heart disease.
@ScienceAlert #longevity #aging #healthuk
With COVID vaccines being administered around the world - you can view the history and learn about the Oxford Project from our Longevity Forum lecture with Prof Sarah Gilbert
"Some older folks are still sharp as tacks and dementia-free well into their 80s and beyond. Now German researchers have uncovered a possible reason why: Their genes may help them fend off protein build-up in the brain."
#longevity #ageing #healthuk
Longer lives and more older people are leading to major changes in how we think of time. Christmas too is about time – about how the year is structured and what we do during this period.
New festive blog post @ProfAndrewScott Christmas & Ageing Society
Guidance from Prof Sarah Gilbert on returning to normal possibly this summer if UK avoids 3rd COVID wave
More from Prof Sarah Gilbert from her recent lecture at The Longevity Forum on the COVID-19 Vaccine:
A review on Ageless by @statto "What we call ageing and see as inevitable is in fact just disease and can be prevented" @thetimes
To hear more, watch our authors panel from UK's longevity week:
For the history of vaccine technology - watch Prof Sarah Gilbert, the Oxford Project Leader on our channel from The Longevity Forum 2020
WATCH ON YOUTUBE >>>
#longevity #lifespan #healthuk
"Economics generally pays surprisingly little attention to demography, even though the ageing and shrinking of the population in so many parts of the world is a striking and new phenomenon in human history."
https://www.ft.com/content/fcbccad8-491e-4f5b-a859-6622bc368e5c?shareType=nongift via @financialtimes
Keep up a healthy lifestyle during Covid! Our podcast, with Prof Norman Lazarus of King's College is a motivating talk on how we can stay resilient and healthy at any age - never give up!
Listen on Apple Podcasts >
If you missed the Prof Sarah Gilbert lecture on the COVID-19 Vaccine, we've posted the recording as well as other webinars from Longevity Week 2020 online.
WATCH ON YOUTUBE >>>
#longevity #lifespan #healthuk
An informative chart from @StatistaCharts on USA deaths and population infected based on age
#covid #virus #healthuk
Stanford @LongevityCenter is hosting a virtual Century Summit to discuss the impact of people living longer lives
Reorganize our cities
Enhance lifelong learning
Create new financial security
Promote greater health
Starting 9 Dec >
For those registered in the next 3 days, the new Longevity Medicine course will be Free with a certificate on Udemy. We are allowed to make these 3-days campaigns only twice a month. Currently, 600+ advanced physicians are taking the course, join them!
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