Longevity Hub is a Future of Ageing platform that tracks the impact of longevity, i.e., longer lifespan of general population – on individuals, businesses, government and society. The Hub has a sharp focus on India’s emerging silver economy while drawing from global trends and practices shaping the space.
Announcement: Factor Daily Fellowship
As a Factor Daily Fellow, I will be contributing and working alongside an exceptional journalistic team, to explore stories around longevity, and their impact on quality of life of older adults.
Visit https://factordaily.com/ to know more.
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Featured Interview: Neeraj Sagar, Founder, WisdomCircle
Neeraj Sagar is the founder and CEO of WisdomCircle. Launched in January 2022, WisdomCircle.com is building a technology enabled marketplace for people to find meaningful things to do post-retirement. Although currently focused on India, Neeraj aims to build WisdomCircle into a global company, and has assembled a team of 16 people to join this mission. Conceptualized during the pandemic, Neeraj attracted lots of early supporters to join this journey including an early stage venture capital firm, and got the ball rolling on WisdomCircle early this year.
Featured Essay: Longevity Dividend & 100 Year Life
People are living longer thanks to advances in medicine, public health and other factors. Is living longer a gift or a curse? Is longevity dividend real? How are countries, societies, businesses and individuals adapting to it? What happens if we all live till 100 years?
This essay has two sections – the first one providing the Indian context from demographic forecasts, and the second on how we can redesign lives for a 100 year lifespan, based on global research on longevity and ageing.
Featured Post: Loneliness, Intergenerational Companionship and Mr Tata
For many elders across India, companionship is social. It comes in the form of family, friends and neighbors. Intergenerational bonds are formed in neighborhoods, and between people from different generations who cross paths on a regular basis, and support each other in times of need or emergency. Much of India still lives this way.
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