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Impact, New Research
The number of people aged over 60 is set to double by 2050. Are we prepared?By 2020, individuals aged 60 and older will be greater in number than children younger than five. By 2050, the world’s older adult population will have doubled to 2 billion. These numbers are striking. Cognitive decline, strained pension schemes, and burgeoning healthcare costs: are we prepared for tomorrow’s complex longevity challenges? These challenges provide unique...
Derek Yach | Sep 9, 2016
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New Research, Our Point of View
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Revolutionizing Healthy AgeingProfessor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, contends that we are living in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first industrial revolution (c.1750) delivered mechanical production, the second (c.1900) provided mass production, and the third (c.1960) brought computers. Today, the fourth industrial revolution is ushering in ubiquitous, mobile,...
Derek Yach | Jan 20, 2016
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