Two Perspectives, One Goal: Strategies Across the Pacific for Healthy Longevity

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2020 Future of Health Summit

Two Perspectives, One Goal: Strategies Across the Pacific for Healthy Longevity

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December 8 at 1:30 pm PT/4:30 pm ET
 

By 2050, the global population of adults over age 60 will have doubled to two billion. Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and China are experiencing explosive population aging, with the US not far behind. Increasingly aware of the challenges posed by this demographic shift, a number of policymakers and business leaders have highlighted the benefits of investing in healthy longevity. Strategies to support aging well can improve health outcomes and reduce long-term costs, while spurring economic growth through longer, more productive work lives. What promising innovations and practices can be shared across the Pacific to elevate healthy longevity at this critical time?
 

Speakers

Victor Dzau
President, US National Academy of Medicine, US National Academy of Sciences

Linda Fried
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health

Glenna Shen
Head of Advocacy Relations, General Medicine, Amgen

John Eu-Li Wong
Senior Vice President, Health Innovation and Translation, National University of Singapore

 

Moderator

Paul Irving
Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute; Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Davis School of Gerontology, USC

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Published December 8, 2020