Friday, 21 July 2017

Living Longer Lives: Blessing or Curse?

Living Longer Lives: Blessing or Curse?

BBC World service podcast at

Half of all people born in industrialised countries today can expect to live to 100. What implications does that have for individuals and for societies around the world? Owen Bennett Jones and his guests discuss the many issues arising from an ageing society and ask whether one day we could live forever.

Dr Anne Karpf - Author of 'How to Age' 

Prof Lynda Gratton - Author of 'The 100 Year Life'

Dr Alexandre Kalache - Co-President of the International Longevity Centre, Brazil 

Also featuring:

Dr Bill Frankland - medical doctor still working at 105

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