The mission of the Stanford Center on Longevity is to accelerate and implement scientific discoveries, technological advances, behavioral practices, and social norms so that century long lives are healthy and rewarding.



Monster in the Mind

Upon discovering that she is at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s herself, filmmaker Jean Carper, medical journalist and bestselling author of Your Miracle Brain, embarks on a journey to face her fears and to find out all she can about the condition. Please join us for a screening of this film, co-sponsored by the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Stanford Center on Longevity.

Distinguished Lecture Series: Courtney Martin, "The New Better Off"


FRIDAY | MAY 12, 2017

Courtney E. Martin is an author, entrepreneur, and weekly columnist for On Being. Her latest book, The New Better Off, explores how people are re-defining the American dream. Martin has authored/edited six books, including Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists, and Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: How the Quest for Perfection is Harming Young Women, and her work appears frequently in national publications such as The New York Times and The Washington Post.

The Encore Prize

EncoreThe Encore Prize, offering $100,000 in cash prizes, coaching and a year of ongoing support, is looking for the next generation of programs and products that bring the talent of 50+ adults to social problems. Applications accepted March 27-May 7, 2017.

The State of Financial Fraud in America

fraud thumbHosted by the Stanford Center on Longevity and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, the goal of the conference was to bring together an interested and diverse group of experts to share research, information and ideas that could help reduce and prevent financial fraud.