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An Interview with Sōichirō Takashima

"...we were the first city in Japan that started providing free Wi-Fi in the subway and at all of our tourist destinations in Fukuoka. We have also been able to launch various efforts based on numbers and data, including the application of big data. These are the technologies that will allow us to create a sustainable society that can handle the aging population efficiently. "more

Foresight in an Aging World

"Foresight into the pace and shape of this transformation allows for a much needed rethink of the role of adults in our communities and economies, with the recognition that a healthier, more productive and engaged population is essential to building a prosperous and sustainable future."more

Identifying Policies and Best Practices to Reduce Inequality in Later Life 

Poverty among older persons in the United States is already a challenge today — more than 20 percent of those over 65 have income under the poverty line, compared with less than 13 percent on average in OECD countries. more

Plan Well, Live Well: AARP Eyes Financial Resilience for All

"AARP is responding by working with financial incubators, start-ups, and venture capitalists to help people better manage money throughout their lifetime. "more

A Model Pension Scheme in Africa

"An assessment of the impact in Zanzibar is still ongoing, but initial discussions with older people suggest that the scheme is having a substantial positive impact on older people and their families."more

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