Ageing, a Major Challenge for Society

Science has increased life expectancy, but are our societies ready to face this new reality? The AXA Research Fund takes stock in a comic strip. ALL NEWS  |  Risk & Research
Feb 9, 2015

Longevity is a challenge. With increased risks of Alzheimer's disease, dependency issues, and the costs they all imply, can society face it?

Professor Tom Kirkwood, Dean of Ageing and Director of the Changing Age Initiative at Newcastle University, President of the AXA Research Fund's Scientific Board, Professor Harald Hampel, Holder of the AXA-UPMC Chair on Alzheimer's disease, and Professor Miia Kivipelto, from Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm), recipient of an AXA Award on the role of lifestyle in cognitive and everyday functioning at older ages, give research tips on staying healthy over eighty.

A comic strip with L'Express, Chercheurs d'Actu