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The New Age of Much Older Age

Everyone wants to live longer, and science is starting to make that happen. But living better will be the real challenge—and opportunity

We live in extraordinary times. And thanks to medical and scientific advances that even a generation ago would have sounded like science fiction, our lives are getting longer. An American born today has a projected average lifespan 20 full years longer than one born in 1925, and we are, as a society, growing old…


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