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New Longevity Lancet commentary urges us to examine how we’ve treated an aging population during the pandemic

New Lancet longevity commentary urges us to examine how we’ve treated an aging population during the pandemicIn the inaugural Lancet Healthy Longevity, lead Author Ashley Jowell, a second year medical student, and her coauthors examine strategies from around the world to improve well-being in our aging populations, applying lessons from the pandemic to ordinary life. [...]
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Reframing Inclusive Design for the BIPoC Communities

Reframing Inclusive Design for the BIPoC CommunitiesBy Ricardo Gomes, San Francisco State University In order to begin to dismantle the barriers of systemic racism by design, industries, institutions and our respective design disciplines must make a commitment to establishing an “inclusive design” mission that will support “building and investing” in the formation of a new [...]
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COVID’s Ageist Reckoning and What You Can Do About It

COVID’s Ageist Reckoning and What You Can Do About ItBy Barbara Waxman, MS, MPA, PCC The COVID-19 crisis has initiated a reckoning in our society by exposing aspects of it that have been unhealthy for far too long. Specifically, I’m referring to long-standing dramatic disparities created by racism, sexism, ableism, and ageism. I believe that [...]
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Socially “Scented” Connections During the Pandemic

Socially “Scented” Connections During the PandemicBy Julia Randell-Khan, SCL Consulting Fellow, New Map of Life™ The Scented Walled Garden, London The Scented Walled Garden in a west London park has a prescient history for our current pandemic. It is the original kitchen garden on the site of the 14th century Palingswick Palace where the mistress [...]
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The Age of Ageing Better? A Manifesto for our Future

RECOMMENDED READING “THE AGE OF AGEING BETTER? A MANIFESTO FOR OUR FUTURE”By Anna Dixon Dr. Anna Dixon’s recently published book, The Age of Ageing Better? A Manifesto for our Future sets out a vision for how society could be different; a vision of a society where we are all able to make the most of [...]
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Few U.S. adults say they’ve been diagnosed with coronavirus, but more than a quarter know someone who has

Few U.S. adults say they’ve been diagnosed with coronavirus, but more than a quarter know someone who hasMay 26, 2020 | Pew Research Center Few Americans have been diagnosed with COVID-19 themselves, but many more say they know someone with a positive diagnosis. More than one-in-four U.S. adults (28%) say they personally know someone who [...]