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Writing from the last few years added to Looking Forward's archive
A short update this week - and one about consolidation and repackaging; a circular economy post, if you will.
I’ve now added to this Looking Forward Substack site eight articles I’ve written over the past few years (Fordcastle.com and SDBJ.net) related to the topics of healthy aging and impact. Below is a short summary and link for each, feel free to check them out if you’re wondering what to do with your weekend…
Japan’s longevity crunch can shape a new kinder, capitalism. A piece published in Nikkei Asia suggesting Japan can teach us lessons about capitalism.
Bringing Melbourne Back Better. Suggestions for ways that Melbourne could bounce back from a brutal Covid lockdown with an intergenerational perspective.
Making Movements Happen - Adding Moral Outrage. Learning from social change in the past to suggest we need a moral shift to change ageism.
The Centenarian Olympics. Peter Attia’s idea to provide an aspirational and functional set of tasks that can motivate and educate older adults.
Rethinking Economics. An essay inspired by Eric Beinhocker’s Oxford lecture on the need to reframe the foundations of economics.
From Talk to Action. A framework of eight steps to turn the UK into a global longevity leader
Hive | A proposal to enable thriving in community. Building a systematic way to keep older people in their homes longer.
Innovation Framework for Age-Friendly Cities Suggesting ways for the well-meaning but un-techy WHO age-friendly program to incorporate innovation and tech.
This is the end of the ease-back week, and calendars are filling up for next week. Looking forward to jumping back into the thick of things. Next week in addition to Triple Shot will be profiling hot caregiving AI startup Care Daily, and offering bonus material for premium subscribers.
Have a great weekend!