Advances in science and public health are increasing longevity and enhancing the quality of life for people around the world. In a series of interviews, 18 visionaries reveal exciting trends and insights regarding healthy longevity, sharing their vision for a better future. The interviews highlight new discoveries in biomedical and psychosocial science, as well as strategies to promote prevention and wellness for older adults.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a globally renowned oncologist and bioethicist, explains the urgent need to improve quality of life and why we are getting further from an honest conversation about aging.
Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Goodman reflects on the importance of having an advance directive and how our health-care system can reduce unnecessary and unhelpful interventions at the end of life.