Milken Institute, The Future of Aging: Realizing the Potential of Longevity (May 2016)

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To realize the value of increasing longevity, we must change hearts, minds and attitudes. Below essays collected by the Milken Institute, to propose a new model for the future of aging. Full essays here.

Laura Cartensen: Keeping our eyes on the ball: the Sightlines project. Stanford’s Center on Longevity is doing research across age groups on health, financial security and social engagement. A warning sign: Boomers are less tied to their communities, families and friends.

Henry Cisneros: Investing in the longevity dividend. Enabling seniors to vigorously contribute to America will require America to solve seniors’ housing and health-care challenges

Pinchas Cohen: Personalized aging. Genetics and technology are enabling medical science to customize treatment and prevention strategies to extend lifespans and health spans

Catherine Collinson: Work, retirement and financial security in the 21st century. Many older people will want to extend their careers beyond today’s norm. Can we enable them to transition, based on their needs, when they are ready?

These, plus 15 more essays, collected by: The Milken Institute. A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health. Their work is independent, data-driven research, action-oriented meetings and meaningful policy initiatives.