Age Wave

As world grays, seniors step up to create an ‘age-friendly’ future

In almost every country in the world, average ages are rising fast, putting pressure on city councils, health-care systems, and national economies. And the solution may be the empowerment of older people themselves.

How society embraces people living longer – at home, in the office, in the mall, or at church – will revolutionize the way people experience getting older. “Longevity will change our religion, it will change our work, it will change our relationships,” he says. “Longevity will literally change everything.”