Aspen Ideas Festival

Long Life in the 21st Century

Season 1 Episode 28 | 56m 4s

We are approaching a watershed moment in human history; a time when old people outnumber children and living to 100 is commonplace. There are major challenges associated with this dramatic and sudden increase in life expectancy, yet we must not lose sight of the fact that long life presents unprecedented opportunities.

Aired: 06/27/15

Rating: NR

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