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Longevity Plus: Understanding Evolving Lifespans

We are in an exciting era where global investors are making big bets on the scientific exploration of how to advance human longevity, and know that what emerges will not operate in isolation but intersect with the most pressing health and economic issues of our time. In 2023, AARP and Social Innovation Summit partner to bring you Longevity Plus, a conversation series with renowned experts and industry leaders to help you understand how longevity is changing and what it means for the most important questions facing businesses and organizations.

Future Webinar

EVENT #4 | DECEMBER 7, 2023 | 1:00 – 2:00pm ET

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Past Webinars

EVENT #1 | APRIL 27, 2023

Longevity, Interrupted: Life Expectancy in Flux

Over the past one hundred years, life expectancy around the world has been on a steady trend upward. Innovation centers are promising new scientific approaches to continue this progress, however the past decade has brought an unfortunate decline in life expectancy in the United States. How can we celebrate the long-term advances that brought us to this moment while also exploring the current state of affairs and acknowledging a growth in disparities? On April 27, 2023, AARP and the Social Innovation Summit hosted “Longevity, Interrupted: Life Expectancy in Flux,” where thought leaders and experts discussed what’s up with life expectancy going down.

EVENT #2 | JULY 18, 2023 

Longevity, Extended: Where Will Advances in Life-Extending Measures Take Us?

Recent advances across health, science, and technology have set out to create unprecedented gains in lifespans and health spans. As the investment, innovation, and R&D landscape for longevity-tech continues to grow, big questions are emerging around accessibility and scalability, downstream economic, social, and political implications, and the equity and fairness of it all. On July 18, 2023 AARP and Social Innovation Summit hosted “Longevity, Extended: Where Will Advances in Life-Extending Measures Take Us?” where thought leaders discussed the cutting-edge frontiers of longevity and healthy aging and dissected the directions and disparities surrounding these life-extending measures.

EVENT #3 | SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 

Longevity, Resilience, and Extreme Weather Events



The third session of the “Longevity Plus” series will examine the intersection of longevity, equity, and impacts of extreme weather. From physical and emotional to financial and economic, we will dissect the impacts extreme weather and our changing environment have on longevity and the lives of older adults. In conversation with a multi-disciplinary group of experts, we’ll explore weather-resilient opportunities to support the health and wealth of all people as we age.