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Interdisciplinary forum on longevity urges policy rethink

Good to see pressure starting to build to handle the coming fundamental changes to society


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Men and women are returning to school as adults to gain skills and working beyond traditional retirement age.

In the United Kingdom, more women are having babies in their 40s than before turning 20.

Most US employees aged 50 and older say they want to keep working after turning 65.

Policies once designed for much shorter, different lives, need revising.

Consensus of major interdisciplinary global convening on longevity.

Organized by the Stanford Center on Longevity and The Longevity Forum.

“While there’s much that individuals need to do to adjust, they won’t be able to seize the advantages of longer lives without policy changes from governments, corporations and other institutions.” - Andrew Scott.

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Andrew Scott

Professor of Economics at London Business School, Co-founder of The Longevity Forum

Stanford University

Private research university, one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions

The Longevity Forum

UK not-for-profit initiative committed to achieving longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives

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