A Graying Population Spells Business Opportunity – NYTimes.com

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Companies come here to understand their target audience or to have their products, policies and services studied. Often, visitors learn hard truths at AgeLab: many older adults don’t like products, like big-button phones,… Continue reading

Snip: Boomers and Mobile Usage – eMarketer

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But marketers should not take this audience—or their interest—for granted. Boomers spend far more time with TV than they do online or watching video on mobile phones. And even then, they try to… Continue reading

Snip: Boomer hotel icon Ian Schrager is far from done – USATODAY.com

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On the cusp of turning 65 next year — among the first wave of Boomers to do so — Schrager is hardly ready to retire. He’s launching a new phase in his career,… Continue reading

Snip: Funding crisis hits US ageing research : Nature News

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“I don’t put any grants into NIA now because their funding line is so low it’s almost impossible to get funded,” says Duff. Duff’s situation reflects a crisis that is gripping researchers who… Continue reading

Snip: Funding Aging Research for Life Extension and Human Longevity

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The MaxLife Accelerator Fund. MaxLife addresses the needs in the financing marketplace by: Having Fund Management comprised of Managing Directors with ca. 100 person-years of venture capital experience in “finding and minding” successful opportunities… Continue reading

Snip: Home alone | The Economist

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Will the elderly tolerate a barrage of devices monitoring and tracking them, revealing everything down to when they had breakfast or last had a cup of tea? Richard Jones, the boss of Lusora,… Continue reading

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