Building ventures to improve the quality of later life
Today (2020), there are one billion people in the world aged over 601. There will be two billion by 20501, and three billion by 21001. We are all living longer – the result of a century of advancements in medical and biological knowledge, human ingenuity and technological innovation. A key question facing us now is how we can ensure that our emerging interventions and innovations will also add quality to these later years.
Ageing is a privilege, and can bring a range of exciting and unique experiences and opportunities. However, the extent to which we can maintain quality of life as we age depends, in part, on the availability and accessibility of well-designed, engaging and human-centred products and services.