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CIC Launches Global Longetivity Collective to Improve Aging Through Innovation

Populations around the world are skewing older, faster. According to the World Health Organization, the proportion of the global population over 60 years old will nearly double by 2050, and within a few short years, people ages 60 and up will outnumber children younger than five.

Populaces around the globe are skewing more established, quicker. As indicated by the World Health Organization, the extent of the worldwide populace more than 60 years of age will almost twofold by 2050, and inside a couple of brief years, individuals ages 60 and up will dwarf youngsters more youthful than five.

With longer future come bunch open doors for people to keep growing expertly, investigate side interests and interests, and offer back to their networks. Be that as it may, there are likewise difficulties — from wellbeing imbalances to ageism.

Carrie Earle Allen and Danielle D. Duplin need to change that.

“World populaces are maturing quicker than our current social and institutional structures can support,” Duplin says.

Their answer? “Advancement is frantically expected to help convey human-focused administrations,” says Duplin, “with the double objectives to regard singular wishes for an actual existence all around lived and to achieve monetary feasibility as far as cost, access, and quality at scale.”

To fuel this advancement, Allen and Duplin have established AGENCY: The CIC Global Longevity Collective.

Equivalent amounts of workspace, system, and programming, AGENCY meets people and associations from crosswise over businesses, controls, and beneficial encounters to cooperate on the most applicable difficulties confronting an inexorably maturing society.

FROM IDEATION TO EXECUTION

Allen, Executive Director of CIC’s corporate development program Captains of Innovation, first thought about AGENCY in the wake of facilitating an ideathon on reconsidering life span in association with Japanese insurance agency Sompo. The three-day occasion, where more than 20 senior consideration arrangements were produced and pitched, featured for Allen both the snags and the enormous potential that individuals can understanding by living longer.

With longer life expectancy come myriad opportunities for individuals to continue developing professionally, explore hobbies and passions, and give back to their communities. But there are also challenges — from health inequities to ageism.

Carrie Earle Allen and Danielle D. Duplin want to change that.

“World populations are aging faster than our existing social and institutional structures can sustain,” Duplin says.  

Their solution? “Innovation is desperately needed to help deliver human-centered services,” says Duplin, “with the dual goals to respect individual wishes for a life well lived and to attain economic viability in terms of cost, access, and quality at scale.”

To fuel this innovation, Allen and Duplin have founded AGENCY: The CIC Global Longevity Collective.

Equal parts workspace, network, and programming, AGENCY convenes individuals and organizations from across industries, disciplines, and life experiences to work together on the most relevant challenges facing an increasingly aging society.

FROM IDEATION TO EXECUTION

Allen, Executive Director of CIC’s corporate innovation program Captains of Innovation, first conceived of AGENCY after hosting an ideathon on reimagining longevity in partnership with Japanese insurance company Sompo. The three-day event, where over 20 senior care solutions were generated and pitched, highlighted for Allen both the obstacles and the tremendous potential that people can experience by living longer.

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