From fighting ageism to elevating intergenerational thinking, these stories reflect the critical topics in our field this year. This most-read list echoes of the findings from our State of the Longevity Market industry survey (which is available as a free download to full-access subscribers).
As we head into 2019, we’re taking a look at the stories that mattered most to YOU. Thank you to the nearly 20,000 longevity market professionals who have visited strianews.com this year. We’re grateful for your readership and your support!
Our most-read story of 2018 reported that aging and longevity professionals were up-in-arms against an unlikely cause: an advertisement targeting youth. The consensus was this ad is ageism at its worse.
If you’ve worked in the longevity market for any time, you’ve probably heard about the importance of goals and feeling valuable for healthy aging. Is “purpose” just another buzz word?
A $7.6 trillion market opportunity is a call for disruptive ideas and investment in innovative solutions. Stria spoke to investors and entrepreneurs for perspective.
Companies outside the traditional field of aging are starting to recognize the value of gerontologists. Could your organization benefit too?
The Stanford Center on Longevity’s Ken Smith knows first hand that intergenerational design is vital. But when it comes to product design, are we really leveraging the value of older adults?
LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone says we should own our age-identity while also fighting stereotypes. Are we taking the anti-ageism movement too far?
Dedicated grassroots activists and innovative organizational campaigns are fighting to end age discrimination. We looked at today’s activism landscape.
AARP went beyond the data points and hear stories of Millennial caregivers. Jean Accius shares the struggles and brightest moments of these young people.
Leading organizations are waging an uphill battle to transform the way society talks about older age. How is the field aligning messages?
The CEO of the Eisner Foundation Trent Stamp says it is time to demand intergenerational programs.