Join us October 30 as part of the Bay Area Science Festival for a live recording at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato:
"Dangeous Demographics: The Challenges of an Aging Population"
Guest: Laura Carstensen, Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity
All over the world, people are living longer and having fewer children than ever before. In less than two decades, one fifth of the US population will be over 65 years old. So what do these radically changed demographics mean for how we re-imagine the shape of a human life? Should we think of the rapidly increasing older population as a blessing or a burden? And what kinds of changes should we make – both individually and as a society – to adjust to this new world awash with old folks?
For more Information and to register for the event, please visit the Bay Area Science Festival's website: