At a time of rapid demographic change, it is vital to seize this opportunity to promote healthy aging and participation for older adults. Whether considering one’s own mortality, the aging of family members, or the greying of the workforce, it’s important to ask: How can people live longer in better health? MHI, in its focus on “adding years to life and life to years,” believes healthy aging is an imperative. People should expect and demand an extended health span in their older years and will need to decide on how to use this capacity.
Increasing years spent in good health is possible if all stakeholders embrace both the potential and the challenge. Together, MHI seeks to engage with leading organizations globally to catalyze practical action on the most pressing challenges facing the aging world today.
We know what is possible. Together, society can create a world where older adults and societies can expect a longer and higher quality of life.