Average human life expectancy has risen to about 66 years over the last two decades and continues to increase. But what are the implications of more and more people living to an advanced age? Join our discussion of the next step to a better future, and send us your ideas on the subject of aging!
Sonja Bettel from Radio Ö1 invited Austrians legendary TV-Woman Chris Lohner, Szilard Zimanyi, staff manager of the Wels AG and via Skype age-expert Ursula Staudinger to talk about the their views on the topic.More →
On the 8th of August 80+1 was connected to Mintama Gallery in Okinawa. Visitors of the 80+1 Basecamp were invited to meet members from the gallery in Nago/Okinawa and ask them questions on the Global Window. One of the interesting…More →
On Saturday, the 8th of August, the first Kajimaya Party took place in Linz. The weather was great and all guests have been in real good mood. Martin Honzik was the charming moderator and the 97 years old ladies and…More →
Okinawa is Japan`s southermost island blessed with white sand beaches and blue oceans that hosts the world`s highest ratio of cenetarians. As of 2008, according to the Japanese Ministry of Health, there are approxoantely 61 such persons out of 100…More →
Kajimaya means wind wheel. Children play with wind wheels. In the year of their 97th birthday, people in Okinawa are returning to be a child and this is celebrated intensively in their communities. The costum goes back to a folktale:…More →
Back in 2003, The New York Times reported that Japan needs more immigrants, as its society was rapidly aging and not producing enough children. The newspaper reported that demographers say that by 2050, the population of Japan will be cut by…More →