State of Ageing in 2019 Report (Centre for Ageing Better)


The Centre for Ageing Better’s latest report investigates many aspects of ageing and increasing longevity. It uses wide-ranging statistics and other evidence to provide:

“…a snapshot of what life is like for people aged 65 and older today. It also investigates the prospects for people currently in their 50s and 60s looking across four crucial areas: work and finances, housing, health and communities”.

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The State of Ageing in 2019: adding life to our years. London: Centre for Ageing Better, March 2019.

There is an associated Press Release.

The Quality Over Quantity of Life Viewpoint

A radically alternative view, clearly argued.

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Emanuel, EJ. (2014). Why I hope to die at 75. The Atlantic. October 2014, 17.

A follow-up interview, five years later:

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Hall, SS. (2019). A doctor and medical ethicist argues life after 75 is not worth living: Ezekiel Emanuel questions “whether our consumption is worth our contribution” in old age. MIT Technology Review. August 21st 2019.

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