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Stanford hosts 'longevity' summit for aging adults, focused on building community ties

Original post made on Nov 8, 2023

The two-day event, co-sponsored by the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL), the Longevity Project, and the Aspen Institute's Financial Security Program, focused on the "big ideas" needed to address longer life expectancies.

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Posted by Jon Castor
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Heights
on Nov 8, 2023 at 1:22 pm

Jon Castor is a registered user.

Very interesting report on this event, thank you. I'm having trouble finding the documentary film "Join or Die" that was shown at the conference. A search in Google produces an opportunity to host a community film event, and claims that it is on some streaming services, but I don't find it on Amazon or Netflix when I search there directly. Anyone who can help with that, I'd appreciate it. In any case, at the event you report that Putnam says that "the chances of dying over the next year are cut in half by joining one group". Directionally correct to be sure, fascinating if the 50% claim is even close to right.

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