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The coming neurological epidemic

The coming neurological epidemic | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we'll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer's, as the world population ages. His solution: more research into the brain and its functions.
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An unexpected place of healing

An unexpected place of healing | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
When Ramona Pierson was 22, she was hit by a drunk driver and spent 18 months in a coma. In this talk, she tells the remarkable story of her recovery -- drawing on the collective skills and wisdom of a senior citizens' home.

(Filmed at TEDxDU.)
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Older people are happier

Older people are happier | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! At TEDxWomen psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.
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Why 30 is not the new 20

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
Clinical psychologist Meg Jay has a bold message for twentysomethings: Contrary to popular belief, your 20s are not a throwaway decade. In this provocative talk, Jay says that just because marriage, work and kids are happening later in life, doesn’t mean you can’t start planning now. She gives 3 pieces of advice for how twentysomethings can re-claim adulthood in the defining decade of their lives.
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Experiments that hint of longer lives

Experiments that hint of longer lives | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a simple genetic mutation that can double the lifespan of a simple worm, C. elegans. The lessons from that discovery, and others, are pointing to how we might one day significantly extend youthful human life.
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Life's third act

Life's third act | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy -- and these years aren’t just a footnote or a pathology. In this talk, Jane Fonda asks how we can think about this new phase of our lives.

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How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's

How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
When faced with a parent suffering from Alzheimer's, most of us respond with denial ("It won't happen to me") or extreme efforts at prevention. But global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh sees it differently. She's taking three concrete steps to prepare for the moment -- should it arrive -- when she herself gets Alzheimer's disease.
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Prepare for a good end of life

Prepare for a good end of life | Family Office & UHNW - Empowering Family Dynasties | Scoop.it
Thinking about death is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of mind in our final days. In a solemn, thoughtful talk, Judy MacDonald Johnston shares 5 practices for planning for a good end of life.
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