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…

Preview Clip: AFAR experts featured in PBS documentary, Incredible Aging

AFAR is proud to have been a major advisor on the PBS documentary, Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years, hosted by Meredith Vieira and premiering nationwide in March 2018. Several of the featured experts are members of AFAR’s community of grantees and board leadership, and AFAR Scientific Director Steven Austad, Ph.D. served as scientific consultant on the script. Based on the latest scientific research--much of it funded by AFAR--this program cuts a path toward understanding what aging means and how the latest information can help all of us live healthier lives as we grow older. Sign up…