Month: November 2020

UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge Showcase – My Interview with Andy Burnham

Join us at the start of Longevity week to hear about the work of the Healthy Ageing team and meet our ambitious, innovative funding recipients. We are delighted that Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester – the world’s first age-friendly city region – will address the showcase as keynote speaker at our event on Monday …

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Longevity Forum for longevity week 2020

Video from Longevity Forum Lecture with Sarah Gilbert, Leader of the Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Team

https://youtu.be/9lqVhkHK0fI Annual Lecture with Person of the Year: Prof Sarah Gilbert, Oxford Project Leader COVID-19 Vaccine Hosted by The Longevity Forum Our flagship event was the First Annual Lecture of the Longevity Forum delivered by Professor Sarah Gilbert, our Person of the Year 2020 for her leadership of the research into a Covid-19 vaccine and …

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Andrew J Scott article on GDP affected by COvid-19, health and lifespan

Project Syndicate – A Healthy Improvement on GDP

GDP is not always the best indicator of economic performance. Policymakers in search of an alternative should recognize the far-reaching power of healthy life expectancy as a measure not only of individual wellbeing, but of broader macroeconomic conditions as well. Dissatisfaction about GDP is growing. Many economists, policymakers, and other critics question the ability of this …

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Andrew Scott of The New Long Life writes article on how pandemic has influenced ageing society

Openmind – Lessons From Covid-19 for Dealing With an Ageing Society

Covid-19 has brought more awareness of ageing as the virus has a fatality rate greatly influenced by age. For instance, in Pennsylvania nearly twice as many people over the age of 100 have died from Covid-19 than under 45 years old.  With our lifespans increasing between now and 2100 and our population ageing in general, …

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