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MARCH 30, 2017

DESIGN CHALLENGE FINALS

"INNOVATING AGING IN PLACE"

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Come watch 9 student teams from around the globe pitch
their solutions for "Innovating Aging in Place" to a panel of
experts from industry, academia, and government!

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MISSION

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.


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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.

Findings from a Pilot Study to Measure Financial Fraud in the United States

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This pilot survey was based on our report published in 2015 — A Framework for a Taxonomy of Fraud — that defines and categorizes the many subtypes of fraud targeting individuals. Using an online sample of 2,000 US adults, data was collected on the frequency and type of fraud victimization in the past year, the amount of the loss, fraud solicitation and transaction methods, perpetrator characteristics, reporting behaviors, and the emotional and financial impact of victimization.

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

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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.

At Stanford, Older Professionals Get a Chance to Hit the Books Again

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As senior vice president for HP Inc.’s laser-jet business unit, Pradeep Jotwani put in 70-hour workweeks and traveled tens of thousands of miles each year, leaving him little time for much else. So when he turned 60 two years ago, he was ready to wrap up his 28-year career at HP. Yet he dreaded the thought of retiring. Then he heard about Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute, a yearlong program for executives and professionals mostly in their 50s and 60s who, like him, were grappling with what to do after ending successful careers.