Carstensen (Stanford) quoted on increasing the odds of high quality longevity
"Increasing The Odds Of High-Quality Longevity" - Financial Advisor. 6/5/2019.
“Most of you are going to sail through your 80s into your 90s, and some will live into your 100s,” Dr. Laura Carstensen, professor of psychology and public policy at Stanford University and director of its Center on Longevity, told attendees at Financial Advisor’s fifth annual Invest in Women conference in Atlanta, also on May 1.
When set against the backdrop of human history, long lives have come about incredibly fast. In just 150 years, life expectancy has doubled. “It’s an amazing cultural achievement. Only humans could complain about this,” she said.