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Live Longer with AI

By : Tina Woods
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Live Longer with AI

By: Tina Woods

Overview of this book

Live Longer with AI examines how the latest cutting-edge developments are helping us to live longer, healthier and better too. It compels us to stop thinking that health is about treating disease and start regarding it as our greatest personal and societal asset to protect. The book discusses the impact that AI has on understanding the cellular basis of aging and how our genes are influenced by our environment – with the pandemic highlighting the interconnectedness of human and planetary health. Author Tina Woods, founder and CEO of Collider Health and Collider Science, and the co-founder of Longevity International, has curated a panel of deeply insightful interviews with some of today’s brightest and most innovative thought leaders at the crossroads of health, technology and society. Read what leading experts in health and technology are saying about the book: "This is a handbook for the revolution!" —Sir Muir Gray, Director, Optimal Ageing "You can live longer and be happier if you make some changes – that is the theme of this book. Well-written and compelling." —Ben Page, CEO, Ipsos Mori "Tina's book is a must-read for those who want to discover the future of health." —José Luis Cordeiro, Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Director, The Millennium Project; Vice Chair, Humanity Plus; Co- Author of The Death of Death About the consultant editor Melissa Ream is a leading health and care strategist in the UK, leveraging user-driven design and artificial intelligence to design systems and support people to live healthier, longer lives.
Table of Contents (8 chapters)

The future of retirement and insurance

I interviewed Mike Mansfield, Director of the Longevity and Retirement Centre at Aegon, a life insurance, pension, and asset management company, and he says it is important to maintain good health as part of your retirement planning. Lifelong learning is important too. The job market is changing and this will accelerate as we emerge from the pandemic. People starting in a career, when they leave college or leave school, may well find that their career is going to evolve over time. They will have to change and keep their skills up to date, and this will continue as you get older.

Mike adds that preparing for retirement is very multidimensional but overall, saving earlier for retirement is a key need. People should have a written plan for their retirement and a backup plan in case things go wrong, or when things go wrong.

Chris Madsen, Head of Global Underwriting at Aegon, who works with Mike, adds: "we know from the retirement survey...