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December 5, 2016 – Laura Carstensen and Tom Rando Elected to the National Academy of Medicine; Do Brain-Training Programs Work?; Former Stanford Longevity student Kelly Vicars discusses her latest exhibit: The Art of Dying
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September 8, 2016 – Design Challenge Now Open For Submissions; Aging adults play critical roles in the lives of young people – especially the most vulnerable
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August 22, 2016 – SCL to Evangelize the Design Challenge Globally through Aging 2.0 Chapter Network; New Consumer Financial Fraud eJournal sponsored by FINRA Investor Education Foundation; Stanford Center on Longevity Subscribers Eligible for OPTIMIZE Conference Discount
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April 9, 2016 – 2016 Distinguished Lecture: Philip Moeller, “Building a Better Foundation for Longevity”; An Interview with Dr. Axel Börsch-Supan; 2016 Roland Longevity Fellowship
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February 29, 2016 – The Sightlines Project: Seeing Our Way to Living Longer, Living Well in the 21st Century
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January 29, 2016 – New Therapy Program for Treatment of Early Onset Dementia; Lumosity to Pay $2M to Settle FTC Charges Over Misleading ‘Brain Training’ Ads; Center on Longevity 2014-15 Annual Report
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December 17, 2015 – Insights on Social Security Claiming; Killifish Research Project on the Genetics of Longevity; “Forget Old Age, It’s Time to Live Long and (Really) Prosper”; Stanford Psychologist Studies His Own Brain
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November 6, 2015 – Harmful Workplace Practices Could Account For Inequality In Life Spans; What Millennials Can Learn About Innovation by Designing for Seniors; Next Avenue names SCL and DCI leaders in 2015 List of Top “Influencers in Aging”; Optimizing Retirement Savings
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October 2, 2015 – 2013-14 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge Winner Sha Yao in the News; Stanford’s DCI Fellows Chart New Pathways; “Paths to Healthy Aging”
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August 11, 2015 – 2015 White House Conference on Aging; Framework for a Taxonomy of Fraud; 2015-2016 Design Challenge
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May 21, 2015 – Pioneering End-of-Life Conversations; Optimizing Older Workforces; “From Success to Significance: A Legacy of Purpose for Longer Lives”
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April 16, 2015 – Design Challenge Winners Announced; Over 50 and Back in College
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March 19, 2015 – Stanford Study of Heart Health; Design Challenge Finals Event
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February 10, 2015 – Second Annual Design Challenge; Future Agenda; Nature Article Features the Ground-breaking Work of Deputy Director Tom Rando
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December 17, 2014 – FY 13-14 Annual Report of the Center; Future of Financial Wellness; “Why Everything You Think about Aging May be Wrong”
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October 22, 2014 – A Consensus on the Brain Training Industry from the Scientific Community; Distinguished Careers Institute Selects 2015 Cohort; The Impact of Survey Context on Self-Reported Rates of Fraud Victimization; Design and Implementation of Retirement Income Solutions in Defined Contribution Plans
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September 22, 2014 – Institute of Medicine Report on End of Life Care in the U.S.; President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition; Mobility Division Design Challenge
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August 20, 2014 – The True Impact of Fraud: A Roundtable of Experts; Building Best Practices in Retirement Income; Unraveling Recent Studies on Exercise, Diet, and Sedentary Behavior
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June 27, 2014Boston Globe Op-ed by Laura Carstensen and John W. Rowe; Milken Institutes’ new book, The Upside of Aging
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May 14, 2014 – Blood and Aging: Stanford Research Perspectives; Vehicle Automation Holds Promise for Older Drivers; Milken Institute’s Successful Aging Innovation Summit
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March 27, 2014 – Design Challenge Finals Registration Now Open; Adapting to an Aging Workforce 2014; Wisdom and Aging
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March 5, 2014 – A Framework for Sustainable Security Systems; Longevity Challenge: Can you ever afford to retire?; Let’s Redefine What Retirement Means
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January 23, 2014 – FY 2012-2013 Annual Report of the Center; Center on Longevity Design Challenge Finalists Announced
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December 4, 2013 – The Scope of the Fraud Problem: An Overview of Prevalence Measurement; “Longevity in the 21st Century: Crisis or Opportunity?”; Roland Longevity Fellowship
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October 16, 2013 – Center on Longevity Issues a Design Challenge to Universities around the Globe; The Next Evolution in Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Design; Pilot Study at Blue Shield Call Center Shows How Workers Can Sit Less
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September 4, 2013 – Old, Young and Different – Exploring the Properties of Cellular Life; White House Meeting on Psychological Science and Behavioral Economics; GSB’s First MOOC
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August 7, 2013 – Conference on Adapting to an Aging Workforce; The Aging US Workforce: A Chartbook of Demographic Shifts
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May 15, 2013 – Stanford Center on Longevity and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development Convene Summit on Brain Health; Smarts or Shams?; Center on Longevity Welcomes New Director of Mind Division, Walter Greenleaf
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March 20, 2013 – Livable Community Indicators for Sustainable Aging in Place
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February 27, 2013 – Upcoming Lectures at the Center: Jane Brody, Paula Gianturco, The U.S. Is Aging Faster Than Anticipated, New Study Finds Link between Alzheimer’s Gene, Aging, and Hormone Therapy
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February 6, 2013 – Conversations about Obesity, New Center Research Scholar in Financial Security Division, Steve Vernon, Aging on a Different Course
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December 19, 2012 – FY 2011-2012 Annual Report of the Center, Laura Carstensen, Founding Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, recognized by AARP as one of the “50-over-50” Influentials in the U.S. for 2013, Collaboration with Next Avenue.org 
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November 28, 2012 – Stanford Center on Longevity Launches New Website, Scams, Schemes, and Swindles: A Review of Consumer Financial Fraud Research, Financial Fraud Research Center Sponsors New Research Project 
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August 2, 2012 – New AARP Programs Address Senior Housing Issues, Education and Job Training in the Second Half of Life, Milken Institute Issues Report on Best Cities for Successful Aging
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June 20, 2012 – Preterm Birth and Adult Illness, California’s Aging Population, Not Forever Young, Faculty Affiliates in the News: Study Finds Soy Supplements Don’t Boost Thinking Skills
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May 9, 2012 – How to Beat Government Bonds — Using Social Security, May 17: Distinguished Lecture Series — “Darwin, Diet, Disease, and Dollars,” Dr. Robert Lustig, Is the number/advancing age of baby boomers driving the debate on Healthcare Reform?
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April 21, 2012 – Center Faculty Affiliate Jay Bhattacharya Explains What’s at Stake in Debate Over Health Care, Longevity Class Panel Tackles Intergenerational Issues, Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
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March 21, 2012 – Knotty Challenges in Health Care Costs, Law and Policy of the Developing Brain: Neuroscience from Womb to Death, Stanford Researcher Marcia Stefanick Delves into Healthy Aging
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February 8, 2012 – Global Population Ageing: Peril or Promise?, The Resolution of a Lifetime, You’re Looking At Me Like I Live Here And I Don’t
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January 18, 2012 – Youthful Healing, Old Bodies, Paul F. Glenn Labs Inaugural Symposium: “Frontiers in Aging”, At Senate Aging Committee’s 50th Anniversary, Experts Ponder Future Legislative Concerns
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December 1, 2011 – New FY 10 – 11 Annual Report, Understanding California’s Demographic Shifts, “The State and Future of Financial Fraud: Connecting Research and Practice” View update

October 4, 2011 – A New Academic Year Begins at the Stanford Center on Longevity, Stanford Center on Longevity and Population Reference Bureau Issue Index of Well-Being in Older Populations, Stanford Arthritis Shoe Hits Shelves View update

August 3, 2011 – The Effects of “White Matter” in the Brain, Center on Longevity Seed Grant Explores the Mind-Body Linkage of Tai Chi, Health Care Reform – Public Support and Personal Costs View update

June 29. 2011 – SCL Launches New Website, Understanding California’s Demographic Shifts, Stanford Journal of Public Health is Launched View update >>>

May 12, 2011 – Distinguished Lecture Series: Marc Freedman, Join Stanford Students in On-Line Discussions on Longevity, Pace of Aging will Accelerate — Everywhere View update >>>

March 3, 2011 – New FY 09 – 10 Annual Report, Grant awards – SCL Deputy Director Tom Rando, Center on Longevity Conference Leads to Special Issue of Brain Research View update >>>

January 28, 2011 – Stanford Health Policy Symposium: The Future of Nursing Report: Leading Change, Advancing Health View update >>>

January 20, 2011 – LIFE – Preventing Disability through Exercise and Social Engagement, Center Affiliate to Direct New Stanford Center for Rehabilitation Research, First U.S. Baby Boomers Turn 65 This Year View update >>>

November 17, 2010 – Longevity and the Boomers, Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain, Lifelong Opportunities for Aging Well View update >>>

September 27, 2010 – The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain, World Alzheimer Report: Focusing on Public-Health Implications, New Realities Spotlight: Risk Factors and Prevalence of Dementia View update >>>

September 14, 2010 – Distinguished Lecture Series: The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain – Barbara Strauch View update >>>

July 29, 2010 – New Realities Await U.S. as Boomers Begin to Turn 65
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June 16, 2010 – Strengthening Medicare, Inspiring People to Think &#8212 and Think Differently &#8212 About Aging, Exploring Links Among Music, Memory and Aging View update >>>

May 25, 2010 – Myths and Realities of an Aging Society, Are People Happier When They Grow Older?, Looking Forward From the Census View update >>>

April 2, 2010 – Reshaping the Global Work Force, Long Life — in the Classroom, Center Begins Distinguished Lecture Series View update >>>

March 22, 2010 – Distinguished Lecture Series: Myths and Realities of an Aging Society – Dr. John (Jack) Rowe View update >>>

February 9, 2010 – Alzheimer’s and Estrogen, Breaking the Mold on Collaboration, Viewing the Middle East through a Demographic Lens View update >>>

January 5, 2010 – PBS’ new series “This Emotional Life” features Stanford Center on Longevity director View update >>>

December 16, 2009 – Creating Sustainable Communities, Combatting Financial Fraud, Life is Getting Longer for Most People on Our Planet View update >>>