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Germany’s SENovation Award —Innovation for the 50-plus

People ages 60 and older have the highest buying power of all age groups in Germany, and almost 50 percent in the 65-and-older age group owns residential property. Their average net capital amounts to 55,000 euros.more

Tackling Dementia by Investing in Translational Medicine

"Providing the funding needed to turn an idea into a viable therapy will help advancements in the field of dementia parallel the great strides made in cancer treatments and match effective, novel drugs to the patients they can benefit. This is the goal of the Dementia Discovery Fund."more

The Future of Technology within an Aging Population

In line with our social mission, AARP’s greatest opportunity is disrupting the conversation related to aging to ensure fairness and bring technology-enabled innovation to market. more

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

Reflections from Japan

"In Japan and the rest of the world, a highly trained and engaged staff turns out to be the key ingredient of any quality care environment."more

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