Live Longer, Live Well animation

AFAR is proud to share a new animated video to promote aging research. Live Longer, Live Well is sponsored by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and produced in collaboration with the American Federation for Aging Research with guidance from Richard Faragher, Ph.D., Professor of Biogerontology at the University of Brighton, UK, and Research America. The video was designed by London-based data journalist David McCandless. The 4-minute clip explains how a “Better World for Older People is a Better World for Everyone," debunks myths on aging, and poses the economic and social benefits of improved healthspan. We encourage‚Ķ

The Long Life: Genius or Nightmare?

On Sunday, March 1, 2015 AFAR Board Members Dr. James Kirkland, Dr. Jay Olshansky, and Dr. Nir Barzilai participated in a unique dialogue as part of the 7 Days of Genius series at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan. Moderated by Dr. Olshansky, the dialogue paired Dr Kirkland and Dr. Barzilai with Dr. Ezekiel Emmanuel, whose essay "Why I Hope to Die at 75" sparked debate in The Atlantic's "New Science of Old Age" issue in the fall of 2014.