2007: “Lifespan extension and the growing number of elderly people, once considered as catastrophic, are now viewed as an indisputable progress.”

Continuing my rather self-indulgent nostalgia trip, here is a blog post from 2007 (a decade ago!) on an then-upcoming conference. Note that I was unable to embed links!:

 

A rather melodramatic way of putting it – but that’s what the organisers of 19th World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics – http://www.gerontologyparis2009.com/site/view8b.php?id=119 They have two years, almost, to further encourage the “growing consensus” (and presumably take care of anyone who would dispute the progress that is lifespan extension)

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