Why are we living so much longer?


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Why we lie about being retired. BBC, 2019

The Mid-Life Crisis, May 2019

Reversing memory decline

Still making brain cells in your nineties

Life Expectancy Gap, UK

Life expectancy gap in England

Elderly Crime on the rise, South Korea, 

Un-retiring: the new revolving door, 2018

Breaking The 100 Year Life Trend, Forbes, USA, 2018

Best countries in the world to retire in, 2018

The benefits of getting older, BBC Future 2018

The secrets to living to 200 years, BBC Future 2018

Do we really live longer than our ancestors? BBC Future 2018

The Modern Elder Academy, 2018

The 100 Year Lifespan, FT, Aug 2018

Reinventing Organisations. Content from Laloux’s book

Over 55s in the workforce could add €15b to GDP; Ireland

Older employees in the workforce; UK

A 20 year difference in life expectancy

Why eating vegetables is so good for you.

Longevity in China

Life Expectancy and voting for Trump

Wisdom and Ageing, 

Why 65 year old’s are not old. The Economist. 

This company is only hiring people over 55

Retirement is bad for your health, Telegraph, 2017

People aged 65 to 79 ‘happiest of all’, study suggests U_Band Theory of Happiness

Life Expectancy at birth to rise to 90 by 2030, The Lancet

When does old age begin?

Ireland’s Skills Gap, 

For Presidential Candidates, 70 is the new 45

Six myths about ageing, Deepak Chopra

The wisdom of the ageing brain, Nautilis

Physics makes ageing inevitable, not biology Nautilis

Will 90 be the new 60? Nautilis

What are you going to do in your Third Act in Life? Examiner 2016

US. Life expectancy is up, and health inequality is down. 

The U bend in happiness: why we are happier as we age

The Inexorable Rise of Life Expectancy, Irish Times, 21st April 2016

Japan’s centenarians hit 60,000 for the first time, 2015

Queen’s birthday team expands to deal with an increase in 100 year olds, 2014

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning,2015

Threefold Social Order and Rudolf Steiners Organic System of Money

How You Can Train Your Mind To Do The Impossible, 2013

Over 48% of Thailand’s Monks Obese, 2016

Why couples divorce after decades together, 2016.

The Third Act Conference, Dublin 2016

Why are we living so much longer?, 2015

Career Advice for Old Geezers, Feb 2016

Older job seekers; 4 things to be aware of. Next Avenue, Feb 2016

You can control 70% of the factors influencing your health, Naples Daily News, Feb 2016

Disturbing article on mortality rising for middle-aged Americans, Jan 2016

9 Reasons Why What You Think About Aging Matters. Huffington Post, Nov 2015

Why longer working lives benefit society. 10/10/15

Twice as many successful entrepreneurs are older than 50 as under 25. 10/10/15.

OECD: Japan ranks top in average life expectancy 6/11/15

How to live a longer happier life. 31/10/2015

Is Workplace Stress Taking 33 Years out of Your Life?31/10/2015

Lower Manhattan Has Highest Life Expectancy in the City (11 yr difference), 31/10/2015

Should the retirement age go up?Dallasnews.com 23/10/2015

Five reasons men are closing the life expectancy gap. Telegraph.co.uk. 23/10/2015

Silicon Valley’s 91-year-old designer. BBC.com 7/09/2015

Life Expectancy Facts: Everydayhealth.com 20/10/15

The Third Act: Accounting & Business Ireland, October 2015

The first person to live to 135 has been born. 12/10/2015

Healthy life expectancy; impact of obesity, smoking, dietary risks and alcohol.12/010/2015

‘Encore Career’ has practical, inspiring advice. USA Today, 2013

Why startups need more people over 50. 

Life expectancy not rising as quickly as anticipated, says IFoA. www.theactuary.com 30/09/2015

Northern Ireland public want government help to plan for retirement www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk 30/09/2015

The Biggest Reason Workers Don’t Save for Retirement. www.wsj.com 30/09/15

People are living longer but also sicker. www.fastcoexist.com 25/09/15

Ray Kurzweil Says We’re Going to Live Forever, www.nyt.com, 25/01/2013

5 Reasons To Rethink How Much Money You Need To Retire

Why we can’t seem to get beyond living 114 years. www.singularityhub.com 11/02/2012

Eighty not sixty is the new old age. www.alternet.org 16/09/2015

There 60,000 Japanese 100 years or older. http://www.themalaymailonline.com/ 14/09/2015

Life Expectancy and Healthy Life Expectancy, www.telegraph.co.uk. 14/09/2015 

Life Expectancy by post code: up to 12 years difference. www.newsobserver.com 5/08/15

Baby Boom Generation Is Driving An Entrepreneurial Boom. www.kaufmann.com 18/06/09

India Will Be Most Populous Country Sooner Than Thought, U.N. Says. www.nytimes.com 30/07/15

50% of people will outlive their retirement savings. www.wealthmanagement.com 16/06/15

Life Expectancy Calculator; how long are you going to live? www.huffingtonpost.co.uk 16/06/15

The Blue Zones and why people there live so long. www.scientificamerican.com 6/04/15

Top places in the world for life expectancy. www.cnn.com 12/06/15

CEOs Earn 331 Times As Much As Average Workers, 774 Times As Much As Minimum Wage Earners. www.forbes.com, 15/04/14

Ireland: Obesity in an Ageing Society: 80% of over 50’s are overweight or obese. 10/06/15.

UK: Importance of your social network to your health. www.thedailybeast.com 10/06/15

UK: Life expectancy forecaster. www1.imperical.ac.uk 8/06/15

Germany: Pop to shrink from 81m to 67m over next 15yrs. www.thecatholic.com 4/06/15

USA: New retirement age is not 65, not 80, not 95: It’s higher. www.cnbc.com 4/06/15

USA: 29% of Americans over 55 have no pension. www.cnbc.com 4/06/15

Life expectancy in Cuba is the same as The US. 28/05/15

No room at the cemetery. 27/05/15

Why business is worried about demographics. 27/05/15

Life Expectancy by Age in selected Country from 1990 to 2013. 26/05/15

Heart Attacks Are More Common on Mondays even for retirees. www.nytimes.com, 14/03/2006

Chance of heart attach increases if you retire 10/12/12

Australia: Impact of The Grey Vote. www.theconversation.com, 18/05/15

Sweden: Well placed to manage a greyer future. www.thelocal.se 18/05/15

USA: Exercise and longevity. www.Modern Readers.com, 17/05/15

USA: Gen X feeling exposed when it comes to retirement. USAtoday.com 10/05/15

USA: Los Angeles. Asians live ten years longer than blacks. www.myfoxia.com 8/05/2015 

UK: If you want to live to be a very old man, don’t live in Blackpool. Dailytelegraph.co.uk 6/05/15

UK: Minor Changes To UK Diets Could Help Reduce CO2 Emissions 20 Percent, Science20.com, 5/05/15

USA: Should we worry about a greying workforce? www.cbnm.com 30/04/15

UK: Men catching up on life expectancy. www.bbc.com 30/04/15

UK. Life Expectancy Trends Revealed. www.dailymail.co.uk 30/04/15

UK: Secret of healthy ageing discovered in ground-breaking 35-year study. www.telegraphy.co.uk 30/04/15

Australia: Ageing Population need not be a drain. www.smh.com.au, 30/04/15

UK: Within 15 years the average man will live to 85.7 and the average woman until 87.6, far longer than previously predicted.www.thetelegraph.co.uk, 30/04/15

USA. New study breaks down life expectancy by district. 29/04/15

USA. Baltimore: Life Expectancy can differ by up to 20 years. www.nytimes.com 29/04/15

Who Are the Happiest People in the World? The Swiss or Latin Americans? Gallup.com, 24/04/15 

‘Supercharged’ genomics: 100 years of breakthroughs possible in 10 years, wired.com, 24/04/15

Life expectancy at birth, total (years). Worldbank, 16/04/15

Sixty really is the new 40. www.consumeraffairs.com 16/04/15

Spaniards have highest life expectancy in Europe, www.thelocal.es, 16/04/15

Jeb Bush: raise the retirement age. MNSBC, 16/04/15

Middle age now lasts until 74 as baby boomers refuse to grow old. Telegraph.co.uk, 15/04/15

Sixty is the new forty:Healthy living means we now reach middle age later. Daily Mirror, 15/04/15

People are growing older at a slower pace than expected. www.medicaldaily.com, 16/04/15

USA: Why people in one county live 18 years longer than those in another county nearby, Business Insider.com, 15/04/15

How To Live to 100. Times of India. 12/03/15

Living Past 100 May Be In Your Genes, Medical Research.Com, 28/03/15.

Older Really Can Mean Wiser. NYT 27/03/15

Edinburgh: Eleven year difference in life expectancy across capital. News STV.TV 26/03/15

USA: Aging population changes everything. BenefitsPro, 23/03/15

Singapore: Active, healthy seniors an engine for S’pore’s growth. todayonline.com 20/03/15.

The Life Clock Smartwatch App Actually Counts Down The Minutes, Seconds & Hours Of Your Life. Bustle.com, 20/03/15

Human Lifespan Could Be 500 Years – Google. Health Aim, 17/03/15

UK: Soon we will all live into our 90s. DailyMail.Co.UK, 10/03/15

UK: Death rates will increasingly cluster in the 90s. CityAm 10/03/1

USA: Having a sense of purpose extends your lifespan by 23%. National Monitor 7/03/15

Happiness is Love: The 70 Year Harvard Grant Study, Deseret News 6/03/15

UK: The 18-year gap in active lifespan between richest and poorest in modern Britain, Telegraph, 6/03/15

USA: Life Expectancy by post code – a 16 year difference. Las Vegas Sun, 6/03/15

UK: Males in better off areas live 9 years longer. Actuarial Post, 6/03/15

Canada: Women Are More Likely Than Men to Experience Major Financial Challenges in Retirement. Blackrock Global Investor Survey, 4/03/15

Australia: Life expectancy will jump to 97 for women and 95 for men. Daily Telegraph, 4/03/15

UK: In 1909, 9% of adult life was spent in receipt of a state pension. By 2014, that figure had more than tripled, to 31 percent.Birmingham Post, 3/03/15

Spain: Life expectancy for Spaniards has increased by 40 years. Medical Press, 3/03/15

USA The Suddenly Hot Job Market for Workers Over 50, Time.com, 3/03/15

Australia: Ageism in the workplace hurts us all. The Age, 3/03/15.

Canada: Death by postal code; Income still dictates lifespan in Ontario, Global News.ca, 3/03/15

Ireland: Life expectancy increases by 15 years, says ESRI, Irish Times, 25/02/15

Ireland: Research shows increasing gaps in life expectancy figures. RTE, 25/02/15

Australia: Women live longer but not as well. The West Australian, 25/02/15

Australia: Sierra Sciences’ Bill Andrews claims to have found the fountain of youth, The Australian 20/02/15

Australia: Australians living the longest, Daily Mercury, 20/02/15

Australia: Retirement can wait, says hard-work Hockey. Mail On Line 20/02/15

Would You Take a Pill to Extend Your Life Expectancy? Care2.com, 19/02/15

Making the Decision to Stay or Go in Retirement, CFP Board, 19/02/15

People who live the longest share 4 personality traits. Business Insider, 18/02/15

UK: Life expectancy gap between men and women narrows, The Daily Mail, 20/02/13

Australia: Fifty is not the start of old age – keep up! The Age 12/02/15

Most Babies Born Today Will Live 100 Years, Scientists Say, Bloomberg.com, 1/10/09


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