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The Longevity Forum is a not-for-profit initiative committed to achieving longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives for as many people as possible. More information on our website https://thelongevityforum.com.

    A New Life and New Hair with Andrew J Scott and Lucy Kellaway

    A New Life and New Hair with Andrew J Scott and Lucy Kellaway

    Co-founder of The Longevity Forum, Andrew J Scott interviews Lucy Kellaway, the co-founder of NowTeach. 


    Lucy explains how her life has changes and she has found an exciting new chapter in retirement. From buying a new house to starting a fresh career as a teacher, Lucy discusses how we can look at retirement as an opportunity for a new profession which can benefit society. The intergenerational benefits have also been outstanding when looking at older educators. 


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    • 59 min
    The Evolution of Longevity with Richard Faragher of University Of Brighton and Afar and Archaeology Lecturer James Cole

    The Evolution of Longevity with Richard Faragher of University Of Brighton and Afar and Archaeology Lecturer James Cole

    On this episode, Professor Richard Faragher of University of Brighton and AFAR interviews James Cole on the evolution of ageing.

    James explains the history of climate change going back 130,000 years ago and draws comparisons to what we are experiencing presently. Considering the phenomenon of hippos in the Thames at one point, Richard and James look into how lives have changed in Britain from diet to lifespan. What do we know about changing demography during humankind's history?


     


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    • 30 min
    Beyond Retirement with Julia Randell-Khan and Carol Black

    Beyond Retirement with Julia Randell-Khan and Carol Black

    On this episode, Julia Randell-Khan CEO of Encore Fellows UK will be interviewing Professor Carol Black on ageing well and guidance for “second career acts."


    Julia and Carol discuss how we need to focus on prevention when planning for a high life expectancy. We are not following the roadmap for a healthier life especially considering inequality in diet and exercise. Carol discusses mental health issues and how we need a sustainable plan for these challenges.


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    • 21 min
    An Agricultural Revolution To Save Our World with Henry Dimbleby and Jim Mellon

    An Agricultural Revolution To Save Our World with Henry Dimbleby and Jim Mellon

    Register to watch panel virtually on 9 Nov: https://thelongevityforum.com/registration-longevity-forum-2021


    On this episode, Jim Mellon, co-founder of the Longevity Forum speaks with Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon Foods and the lead on the National Food Strategy Report.


    The food system dominates the biosphere yet it has been collapsing from our harmful practices.  Without sustainable food, humankind is not sustainable. How can we work together with corporations and governments to ensure our agricultural practices keep us healthy and living longer?


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    • 20 min
    A Post Pandemic World of Ageing with Andrew J Scott and Niall Ferguson

    A Post Pandemic World of Ageing with Andrew J Scott and Niall Ferguson

    Andrew J Scott, co-founder of the Longevity Forum will be chatting with world renowned historian Niall Ferguson.


    Looking on the history of wars and pandemics, Andrew and Niall discuss how the pandemic has disrupted longevity. Progress has been halted recently in many ways by the pandemic from inequality to climate change. Has COVID been a distraction from other important issues?


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    • 27 min
    100 Years of Science with Dr Declan Doogan and James Lovelock

    100 Years of Science with Dr Declan Doogan and James Lovelock

    Declan Doogan, Chief Medical Officer of Juvenescence, interviews James Lovelock, world-renowned scientist and centenarian on the secret behind the success of his long life. 

    While there appears to be no secret recipe for reaching 100, James discusses the importance of staying active and mentally challenging yourself. As the proposer of the Gaia hypothesis, James shares his thoughts on the environmental factors that are harming society as well as how they can affect healthy lifespans. 


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    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
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6 Ratings

ondr ,

Fantastic

This podcast tackles the complex issues surrounding longevity, and really gets you thinking about how many ways aging us. The multifaceted approach to increasing longevity involves and impacts economic, political, social, medical, and scientific resources. It’s very thoughtfully explained, and an interesting topic to consider.

JG Gaines ,

JG Gaines

Thoughtful and thought-provoking. Recommended listening.

BenjaminRussell34 ,

Fantastic interviews!

These interviews are great - lots of info and insights from the experts on longer living!

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