Dr Aubrey de Grey discusses how policy makers can keep up with science and tech when it comes to longevity. The “longevity maverick” explains the difficulties in prioritising the science of longer living even during electoral cycles.
"We need to start planning for a life that will last to the ripe old age of 100. If you retire at 65, that would mean a retirement period of 35 years – almost as much time as you spent working if you started earning a salary at 25!"
UK SPINE Conference 2022 will be hosting a workshop by @NIHRresearch @ABPI_UK For the full conference programme: https://tinyurl.com/SPINEprogramme
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"Life expectancy has risen, on average, by more than two years per decade since the 1960s. However, the latest available data suggest that life expectancy (has) stalled or even declined in several EU Member States." Source: Eurostat
The British Society of Gerontology Special Interest Group on Ageing Business and Society is holding its third workshop this Wednesday, May 22nd.
FREE REGISTRATION HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gerontology-business-working-together-for-the-decade-of-healthy-ageing-tickets-320526331887
Looking back at one of our best podcasts: An interview with CEO of Juvenescence Greg Bailey and Max Planck Institute geneticist Linda Partridge on how far we've come with nutrition and ageing well
New data projects that Japanese people will live longer, and that overall years spent living with dementia will decrease.
With retirement ages rising, will we see a difference in the mortgage industry? An opinion piece @FT "Mortgages: working for longer"
Join our co-founder Jim Mellon for a @juvlabs webinar featuring a panel discussion on the promising lucrative opportunities of the science of #ketosis across a wide range of therapeutic areas. May 10, 2022 5p BST.
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Evidence of how we are having longer careers than ever before:
100-year-old man breaks Guinness World Record for working at same company for 84 years
New Article Outlines the Characteristics of a “Longevity Diet”
Professor Valter Longo leads review of research in animals and humans to identify how nutrition affects aging and healthy lifespan.
Sadly, the world's oldest person died this week at 119 years old. Tanaka lived in Fukuoka, Japan and regularly commented on her affection for chocolate and coca cola.
World's oldest person dies in Japan at age 119
Free conference by UK Spine on 27-28 June will showcase exciting research in the area of healthy ageing! @UK_Spine
Life expectancy for poor men is ten years less than rich @thetimes
"Men living in the most deprived areas have a life expectancy of 73.5 years, compared with 83.2 in the least deprived areas"
Nir Barzilai: “Take out the noise and focus on tackling #aging”.
Dorian Gray, Wolverine and Peter Pan – ahead of the Longevity Leaders Congress, Dr @NirBarzilaiMD talks #longevity labels and tackling aging.
@longevityleader @JamesPeyer @EinsteinMed
Baby bust: Pandemic accelerates fall in China’s birth rate @ft
#ageing #longevity #population
An interesting analysis of densely populated cities finding 7.8 billion people living within a 4,000 km radius called the Yuxi Circle
The Yuxi Circle: The World’s Most Densely Populated Area @visualcapitalist
Want to live to 100? Here’s what the latest longevity research says @marketwatch
"Aging in place can be so much easier with smart home technology" @washingtonpost
The cost of raising children in China is affecting the population growth. "Experts warn China's ageing population will put huge pressure on its health and social security system."
Over 70s are more positive about ageing than any other age group.
However, our 'Reframing ageing' report shows that public attitudes towards ageing and older age are complex and nuanced.
You can read it here: https://ageing-better.org.uk/publications/reframing-ageing-public-perceptions-ageing-older-age-and-demographic-change
Some interesting insights into concerns around ageing in the UK - from the pandemic to the future of work. The The Longer Lives Index: A crisis of confidence by the Phoenix Group
Could calorie reduction be integral to ageing well and improving our overall healthspan?
"Biology of aging study shows why curbing calories counts"
"There have been advances in healthcare over recent decades that mean many people with chronic health conditions are living longer with increasing healthspan"
The results are in and it’s good news – healthspan is increasing @longevitytech
A great paper on mortality linked to TV watching "Television viewing time and all-cause mortality: interactions with BMI, physical activity, smoking, and dietary factors"
Don't forget we have an array of videos on longevity topics from clean agriculture and population changes to keeping your mind young with art + philosophy >>>
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Evidence that conserved essential genes are enriched for pro-longevity factors
How to live longer: Calorie restriction may 'play major role' in lifespan - study findings
"How much food we eat is also linked with our health, and eating too much or too little can have negative consequences."
Stay positive and eat right! Longevity Secrets Of The Oldest People In The World
#ageing #longevity #lifespan
New research has stem cell-based regenerative medicine in its sights...
Human induced pluripotent stem cells can improve visual acuity and vascular health new study shows.
#longevity #biotech #stemcells @iumedschool
Orally-active, clinically-translatable senolytics restore α-Klotho in mice and humans
Yi Zhu, Jim Kirkland & colleagues
Great article on The Corporate Implications of Longer Lives "People want to be age-agnostic; corporations want age markers."
No paywall through tomorrow on MIT Sloan Management Review: https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/the-corporate-implications-of-longer-lives/
The secret to longevity? Ask a yellow-bellied marmot @sciencedaily
"These large ground squirrels are able to virtually halt the aging process during the seven to eight months they spend hibernating in their underground burrows"
Remember the words by author Jules Renard on ageing well
"It's not how old you are. It's how you are old."
#longevity #ageing #agingwell
If case you missed our webinar last week "The Road from Canterbury" with @FRMikeCollins you can view the Via Francigena journey on our youtube channel:
#viafrancigena #pilgrimage #longevity
Today is International Women's Day! Happy to share an inspirational quote for longevity from the oldest living woman in history, Jeanne Calment.
Join us today at 5:30pm GMT for our Longevity Tonic webinar "The Road from Canterbury." We will look back on this historical trip that thousands of pilgrims faced, the Via Francigena.
REGISTER FREE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eVdiqL01TfGpKIVEq2dHsg
Last chance to register for our Longevity Tonic webinar tomorrow at 5:30pm London time: The Road from Canterbury - an exploration of the lives that made the pilgrimage to Rome
Register free here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eVdiqL01TfGpKIVEq2dHsg
#pilgrimage #travelhistory @FRMIKECOLLINS
TUESDAY AT 5:30PM GMT - Free webinar with Father Michael Collins @FRMIKECOLLINS on The Road from Canterbury.
Discover with us the famous pilgrimage to Rome - a journey for the body, mind and soul.
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eVdiqL01TfGpKIVEq2dHsg
Join us Tuesday evening for a free webinar on The Road from Canterbury! This is part of our Longevity Tonic series - thought provoking webinars for the mind and soul.
Tues 8 March 5:30pm GMT
Where Young People Can't Find Jobs from @Statista
"Roughly 27 percent of people aged 15 to 24 are unemployed in the MENA region"
A fantastic article by Delia Lloyd @realdelia "Language and the Longevity Dividend" http://ow.ly/bZJv50I5PRs
"Clearly, we need a new vocabulary for how we talk about people in the second half of life if we are to generate any sort of change in attitude."
Delighted to be over on the @oxford_ageing blog talking about #inclusivehiring and the #longevitydividend: http://ow.ly/FXo650I5qHr @LongevityCenter @Longevity_Forum #longevity
A graphic of the lifespans of 50 animals - A look at longevity across many species on the planet
LAST CHANCE to join UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge Director, George MacGinnis, online tomorrow (23 Feb), 4pm to 6pm GMT. With over 80 registrations already, don't miss your opportunity to discuss and debate this vital topic. Learn more and register here: https://lnkd.in/dq_6wGDi
Longevity is about lifelong learning - join us for a journey from Canterbury to Rome as we discover the challenges pilgrims faced
Register for our FREE webinar on The Road to Canterbury on 8 March at 5:30pm GMT
Great article in Gulf News @profandrewscott
"Living longer will add to economy’s costs, and solutions need to be found fast"
Listen to this BBC Moral Maze radio episode on "How do we make a longer life a moral one?" In history, we've seen great strides in infant care resulting in a longer lifespan but now we need to see the same results for middle aged care.
"Switching to a healthier diet of nuts, beans, and whole grains as a young adult can help you live a decade longer"
#ageing #healthlongevity #longevity
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