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S. Jay Olshansky on Why the Message is All About Extending Health

S. Jay Olshansky is a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Research Associate at the Center on Aging at the University of Chicago and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Much of Dr. Olshanky's research has focused on the upper limits to human longevity and the health and public policy implications associated with aging.  We had an opportunity to connect with Jay at the recent SOA Living to 100 Symposium.

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Noteworthy Reads - October 18, 2013

- The value of health and longevity -- ”a 1 percent reduction in cancer mortality would be worth $500 billion” (Dartmouth College)

- 2 formulas intended to optimize annual retirement withdrawal strategy -- 1 approach is dynamic and the other is based on...