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Thoughts and Observations From Two Conferences on Aging

By Susan Williams This past August I had the opportunity to attend two conferences on aging; Aging 2.0’s – Brain Health Forum and the International Federation of Ageing’s (IFA) International Conference of Aging. Here are some of the highlights of what I learned and observed.

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Older Workers Watch Your Head – Breaking Through the Gray Ceiling

You may have heard of the glass ceiling – but are you familiar with the term gray ceiling? Unfortunately for many older workers this term is a reality. But many of the stereotypes about older workers are wrong and this ceiling needs to be broken.

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Trending Topics Talk – Working in Retirement, Genome Tests and Productivity

By Susan Williams This week with Joe Casey and Mike Drak we discuss the gap between the age that people plan to work to and the actual reality, genome tests and the productivity loss organizations experience when baby boomers retire.

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Create Your Own Blue Zone

By Mike Drak The Contessa just got back from visiting her family in Italy and told me that she wants to move there one day because in her words- “they really know how to live” something that we have sadly forgotten here. As is my nature I started to...

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Trending Topics Talk – Loneliness, Second Acts and Knowing Your Longevity

In this week’s Trending Topics Talk, we are joined by Joe Casey and Mike Drak and the topics we discuss are; Aging and Loneliness – Is This Inevitable, Preparing for Your Second Act and Knowing Your Longevity.

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Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours?

By Susan Williams There is an old saying “fences make good neighbours”. But with loneliness being such a significant concern – especially for aging – are fences actually good for communities?

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