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The Impact of Climate Change on Retirement Planning

Climate change could impact your health and budget in retirement.

By Rodney Brooks, U.S. News

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Join Mick Smyer for a Panel Discussion on March 24, 2022

“The Resilience of Older Women and Climate Change” Sponsored by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Expert panelists will discuss the role of behavior in climate change and increased environmental risk, resulting in degradation of all human rights. Speakers will discuss current lifespan initiatives and best practices across the globe, highlighting regions and activities […]

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Next Avenue: 5 Increasing Health Risks for Older Adults Due to Climate Change

Why climate change will likely expose older adults to more climate-related hazards By Jenny Wisniewski January 10, 2022

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Join Mick Smyer and At Home, On Air – January 20

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Healthy Ageing in an Era of Climate Change

When asked about the biggest challenge facing us globally, Mick Smyer, Founder and CEO of the American non-profit organisation, Growing Greener, didn’t miss a beat:  “Ageing in an era of climate change,” he answered. “It resonates both at the individual and the societal levels.” This seemed like the perfect way to sum up the panel discussion […]

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Join us on 11/17: Social Entrepreneurship, Longevity and the Environment

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Hey Boomers: After Glasgow, It’s Time to Pay it Forward

“Your generation caused this whole mess.” Our daughter’s summary of the climate crisis hit me hard. Of course, it wasn’t the first time I’d heard Boomer blame when it came to climate issues. A few years ago, philosopher and gerontologist Rick Moody summed up the argument: “Today’s elders, more than any other age group, bear […]

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Join us for ClimateCon on November 10!

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Boomers vs. Zoomers? When it Comes to the Climate Crisis, It’s Time for Intergenerational Cooperation

An old adage says that if you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together. Combating the climate crisis and protecting future generations is a marathon, not a sprint, and we need each other if we’re going to go the distance.

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Captain Tom and Climate Change: The Psychology of Small Steps

How can you get started on climate action? Start small for big results.