September 2011 Archives
For some people, the thought of growing old is worrying. Here at Aston, we say that's the wrong way to think about ageing; the way to a long and fulfilling life is to maximise your healthy lifespan.
Last week, we held a showcase event to tell older people, community leaders, other academics, and business people how. For here at Aston University where I work, there's a great deal of stuff going on that can make a big difference.
Steve Jobs is one of the richest men in the world. However, whilst this may also be true financially, I think his true riches actually come from the supreme achievement of creating beauty and happiness in the world. He was, until a few days ago, Chief Executive of Apple, the iconoclastic leader of a company that created some of the most desirable products of our age.