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  • The $101 million XPRIZE Healthspan is a 7-year global competition to catalyze the development of interventions to restore function lost to age-related decline of multiple organ systems in humans. Jamie Justice, executive director of the XPRIZE Healthspan competition, introduces the prize and invites the community to help to shape the first phase of the competition.

    • Jamie N. Justice
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  • Given the unique requirements of older adults, age-friendly product design is becoming increasingly important to promote independence and enhance quality of life. The Global Centre for Modern Ageing calls for a comprehensive, standardized and evidence-based assessment process to incorporate the perspectives of older adults into the design process.

    • Navaz Naghavi
    • Saeed Pahlevansharif
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  • In support of the Decade of Healthy Aging, the World Health Organization has launched a publicly available, multi-lingual knowledge exchange platform that will enable people to find, share and produce knowledge on healthy aging. The WHO Director-General introduces the platform and explains how it can be used to make the world a better place to grow older.

    • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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  • Indigenous Australians, one of the oldest living civilizations in the world, are growing older despite centuries of health and social inequity. Further improvements in longevity and aging will require a life-course approach and community-led initiatives.

    • Kylie Radford
    • Gail Garvey
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  • To be anti-ageist is to be self-educating, calling out discrimination wherever we see it and being uncompromising in our demand for full dignity and citizenship for everyone at every stage of life, argues Dr Alexandre Kalache, president of the International Longevity Centre-Brazil.

    • Alexandre Kalache
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  • When older workers are discriminated against, everyone is affected. Age discrimination negatively impacts not only individual workers but also their families and the broader economy, argues Joo Yeoun Suh.

    • Joo Yeoun Suh
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