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Investing in Late-life Brain Capital

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Innovation in Aging

Walter D. Dawson, Erin Smith, Laura Booi, Maia Mosse, Helen Lavretsky, Charles F Reynolds, Jeffrey Cummings, Patrick Brannally, William Hynes, Eric J. Lenze, Facundo Manes, Rym Ayadi, Lori Frank, Sandra Bond Chapman, Ian H. Robertson, Lori Rubenstein, Jorge Jraissati, Agustin Ibáñez, Howard Fillit, Dilip V. Jeste, Anitha Rao, Michael Berk, Eric A. Storch, Antonella Santuccione Chadha and Harris A. Eyre

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Overview

Brain Capital, a forward-thinking approach to improving societies and economies, prioritizes brain skills and brain health as a response to the demands and potential of the 21st-century brain economy.This international team of experts builds upon prior Brain Capital strategies. Using compassion and calculated thinking, they present a comprehensive plan for prioritizing Brain Capital later in life – outlining individual, corporate, societal and global approaches for creating a common cultural narrative to enhance the value of aging.Their plan includes supporting brain health, capitalizing on wisdom in the workplace, and expanding practices of innovative policymaking to create efficient and continually innovative interventions.
Table 1. Investment Approaches for Late-Life Brain Capital Investment Plan, from "Investing in Late-Life Brain Capital"

Table 1. Investment Approaches for Late-Life Brain Capital Investment Plan, from "Investing in Late-Life Brain Capital"

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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD

Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project

Ian Robertson, PhD

T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Chair Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project


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