There is something decidedly discriminatory when a certain group of a population is referred to as a burden, with the implicit understanding that the rest of the unburdensome population has to bear this burden. And there is something derisory when a certain group of a population is referred to as boomers, with all the implicit accompaniments of wealth, power and selfishness, such as was suggested in Barbara Ellen’s piece in the Observer recently. Read more
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has published a report into healthy ageing, following an in-depth inquiry.
Connecting Cutting Edge Capabilities in Ageing Research and Computational Medicine
Thursday 11 February 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 GMT
Due to success of modern evidence-based medicine, the aged population in the developed world is rising rapidly, and although more people live longer – a large part of these extra years are spent in poor health. Ageing is in and of itself not classified as a disease, but the underlying biological changes result in the increased risk of developing a complex plethora of morbidities. Read more
External event: This event is organized by the Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel Aviv University in collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark and Oxford University.
New Perspectives on Lifespan Inequality Webinar and Open Discussion