Strategies for a New Demography: Linking Healthy Longevity and Productivity

Asia Summit 2019

Strategies for a New Demography: Linking Healthy Longevity and Productivity

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Extended lifespans are opening up new opportunities for people to remain active members of society for longer periods of time. But turning these opportunities into reality requires extending health and well-being in-step with physical longevity. Protecting the minds and bodies of older adults against age-related illnesses has positive impacts on their engagement in society and productivity in the workforce. Given these trends, in what areas can businesses leverage healthy longevity? How should institutional investors and asset owners realign their liabilities with longer economic activity? How can companies support the physical and mental health of older workers to maintain productivity?

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Paul Irving

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

 

Speakers

Jo Ann Jenkins

CEO, AARP

 

Kazumi Nishikawa

Director, Healthcare Industries Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

 

Fred Romijnsen

Executive Vice-President, Aegon NV (Netherlands)

 

Theng Yin Leng

Deputy Associate Provost and Acting Executive Director, Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education (ARISE), President's Office, Nanyang Technological University

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Published October 23, 2019