Fintech for Longevity

We Are Creating an Exclusive e-Learning Catalogue
Focusing on Aging and Longevity

F4L Academy is an e-learning platform designed to bridge the gap between organizations and the needs of individuals and families in the age of longevity

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Our Courses

Aging and Its Effect on Economies, Real Estate and Financial Markets

Online Course

Aging and Its Effect on Economies, Real Estate and Financial Markets

Aging and Its Effect on Economies, Real Estate and Financial Markets

Learn about the effect of aging on real estate, interest rates and wealth management from world-reknown experts in the field of financial demography. Become a leader of change in your organization and gain a certificate of completion from F4L Academy in collaboration with WDA Forum from Switzerland.
Understanding Ageing in India

Online Course

Understanding Ageing in India

Understanding Ageing in India

Welcome to the first course on the ageing trend in India, offered by Fintech for Longevity Academy in collaboration with SilverTalkies, a platform that tracks the impact of longevity on Indian society. Understand India's unique position and grasp the fundamental differences between India and countries like China, the USA, and Germany regarding demography, pension and healthcare systems. Course Objectives : Equip participants with a deeper understanding of ageing in India Provide a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects related to the aging population in India, in contrast with other major countries. Explore the social, economic, and policy dimensions of this demographic trend. For entrepreneurs - Understand the untapped opportunities of building products and services for the elderly in India Price: 59 USD AGENDA: 1/A general overview of the old population in India Demographic Analysis: Analyze India's demographic structure, focusing on the aging population's characteristics and trends. Explore the Feminization of Old Age: Investigate the increasing prevalence of elderly women in India's population, understanding its social and economic implications. Impact on Labor Market: Examine how the aging population affects India's labor market, including shifts in workforce dynamics and challenges. Economic Status of the Elderly: Be aware of the economic status of India's elderly population, including income sources, financial security, and dependency ratios. Health and Social Wellbeing: Understand the health status, access to healthcare, and social well-being of the elderly in India. 2/Leading Challenges: Be aware of the primary challenges faced by the aging population in India, including healthcare, social security, and societal attitudes. 3/Examples of Government Initiatives: Be exposed to government initiatives and policies to address the needs and challenges of the elderly in India. 4/Key Takeaways from the course Skills covered in this course: #demography, #india, #population aging #comparative analysis #longevity #policy analysis #critical thinking #gender Faculty: Dr. Ira Sobel, Founder & Academic Director F4L Academy Nidhi Chawla, CEO & Co-founder of SilverTalkies; Co-Author of Rethink Ageing - Lessons in Ageing from Older and Bolder Generation More information: Accessing the content anytime and everywhere: you can access the course from your desktop, tablet, or smartphone using the TalentLMS app. For more information about the app, please watch this video. No matter what you choose, we recommend you watch the content in fullscreen mode. We invite you to share your thoughts on the content of the course, ask questions and share your feedback with other learners in our forum. The forum allows you to meet with like-minded learners and exchange thoughts on the various topics of the course. All participants will have access to the course content 90 days from registration. The course's units should be completed sequentially; thus, all units should be completed. Upon the end of the course, Fintech for Longevity Academy, in collaboration with Silver Talkies, will issue you a Certificate of Participation. Please complete the course performance survey to receive your certificate of participation. Learners can share their certificates on their LinkedIn profiles.
Introduction to Age-Friendly Banking

Online Course

Introduction to Age-Friendly Banking

Introduction to Age-Friendly Banking

Learn about age-friendly banking best practices from Mr. Ronald Long, the former Head of the Aging Clients Department at Wells Fargo Bank.
Financial Inclusion 2.0

Live Course

Financial Inclusion 2.0

Financial Inclusion 2.0

Develop a comprehensive perspective on financial inclusion in the digital age. Grasp critical concepts, historical developments, and the evolution from Financial Inclusion 1.0 to 2.0. Understand their distinct characteristics and impacts.
Introduction to Alternative Saving Models

Online Micro-Learning

Introduction to Alternative Saving Models

Introduction to Alternative Saving Models

Be aware of the recent trends in saving circles and risk pooling from a seasoned entrepreneur from Ethiopia. Alexander Hizikias, founder of eQUB, will explain how underserved communities in emerging economies are moving to the digital world.
The Basics of Longevity Science

Online Course

The Basics of Longevity Science

The Basics of Longevity Science

Explore the cutting-edge of longevity science with a comprehensive overview of the biological, medical, and technological advancements shaping the future of human lifespan.
The Gift of Time - Navigating Women's Longevity

Online Course

The Gift of Time - Navigating Women's Longevity

The Gift of Time - Navigating Women's Longevity

Unlock Your Full Potential Are you ready to live your best life in your golden years? This course is your secret weapon to thriving after 50. We empower you with the life skills you need, from financial savvy to relationship wisdom to embrace aging with enthusiasm and grace. A One-Stop-Shop for All Your Aging Concerns Forget piecing together advice from multiple sources. "The Gift of Time" is your ultimate roadmap, covering everything from psychology and healthcare to finance and career planning. It's like having a team of experts in your pocket, 24/7! Crack the Code on Gender-Specific Aging Are you tired of one-size-fits-all advice that doesn't resonate with your experiences as a woman? We zoom in on the unique challenges and opportunities women face in aging, arming you with gender-specific strategies that actually work. Customized Learning, Tailored Results Whether you're navigating aging on a personal level or spearheading organizational change, this course is designed with you in mind. Say goodbye to generic solutions and hello to advice that's as unique as you are! Actionable Insights for Real-world Impact Our modules aren't just theoretical fluff; they're packed with actionable tips that you can apply immediately. Transform your life, right here, right now. Lead the Charge in Gender-Responsive Policy Are you in a leadership position? Equip yourself with the tools to create and implement gender-responsive aging policies in your organization. Be the change-maker you were born to be. Dive in and discover the transformative power of understanding your unique aging journey. Sign up for "The Gift of Time" today and redefine what it means to age with dignity, wisdom, and a zest for life!
AgeTech for Startups

Live Course

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AgeTech for Startups

AgeTech for Startups

Navigate the AgeTech landscape with confidence! Our startup course offers invaluable insights into leveraging technology for aging demographics. Enroll today!
Diploma in Caregiving

Online Course

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Diploma in Caregiving

Diploma in Caregiving

Sharpen your caregiving skills in this free online course to provide professional care to clients or family members.

Aging and Longevity Around the World

Magazine

Aging in the Philippines

The Philippines' aging population represents a distinctive point of junction between demographic shifts and cultural dynamics. Find out how the Philippines is unique among nations due to its own cultural values and customs that influence older persons' lives.

Magazine

The Vulnerabilities of Older Persons in Uganda: A Call for Systematic Change

This article explores the multi-dimensional vulnerabilities faced by older persons in Uganda, who, despite their significant contributions to society, are often marginalized and exploited.

Magazine

Aging in Romania

In Romania, the ratio of inhabitants over 65 is a bit lower than in the EU; however, the life of elders in the country is among the worst in the EU. Why?

About F4L Academy

Faculty & Team

Dive into F4L Academy, your e-learning hub crafted to cater to the diverse educational needs of organizations, academic institutions and individuals in the age of longevity. Our digital platform bridges the knowledge gap, covering a vast expanse of subjects from demography to the science of aging and beyond.

Whether you're a corporate professional aiming to enhance your expertise, a researcher delving into the depths of human longevity, or a curious mind eager to understand the multi-faceted world we live in, F4L Academy is your key to boundless knowledge.

What makes us so unique?

Guidance from Industry Leaders: Learn from the best, ensuring you're always ahead of the curve.

Diverse Curriculum:
Catering to a broad audience, from longevity enthusiasts and corporate professionals to those exploring the broader implications of human progress.

Immersive Content: Engaging, interactive modules that guarantee a fulfilling learning experience.

Collaborative Opportunities: Connect with a global community, fostering shared experiences and knowledge exchange.

Our Magazine

Aging in Kenya: Navigating the Silver Tsunami in a Land of Youth

Kenya's demographic landscape is undergoing a significant transformation, highlighted by an emerging "silver tsunami" amidst its predominantly youthful population. This shift necessitates a strategic overhaul in healthcare, social security, and employment policies to support the increasing older adult demographic.

Exploring the Longevity Landscape - Insights from Davos2024

Dr. Irs Sobel, our Founder and Academic Director, shared her excitement about her recent experience at Davos, describing it as a profoundly enriching journey that provided insights into reshaping society's approach to longevity.

Financial Security in Independent Aging: How AI's Anti-Scam Tech Supports Seniors at Home

This article explores the increasing vulnerability of seniors in the U.S. who choose to age independently at home, particularly concerning financial scams. With scams against the elderly on the rise, traditional measures are proving inadequate.

What Do We Mean by "Health is the New Wealth"

The concept of health is increasingly viewed as a form of wealth, with implications that can be quantified financially. Despite advancements in healthcare, people spend a significant portion of their lives in less-than-good health, leading to substantial costs in treating chronic age-related diseases. In this article, Nadine Esposito is suggesting adopting an investment mindset to health, similar to financial planning, which can result in long-term benefits.

Opportunities Where Digital Healthy Longevity Meets FinTech

In this article, Wasu Mekniran and Jan J. Duin, MD highlight the health and economic benefits of slowing aging through digital health solutions and FinTech. It highlights personalized preventive medicine, successful companies in the "Digital Healthy Longevity" space, and the role of FinTech in financing and scaling longevity interventions.

Longevity Literacy and the Retirement Planning Journey

This article by Lilach Frenkel, Director of Product Innovation at CAAT Pension Plan, analyzes the ways longevity literacy and longevity models can help when planning how much a retiree will need to save to retire comfortably. It shows how individuals with strong longevity literacy tend to be more financially prepared in retirement and how longevity models can be a key tool for helping people understand how long they will need to plan for.

Elderly Financial Abuse is on the Rise, We Have an Ambitious Plan to Tackle It

In this article, Helene Alunni emphasizes the significance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, particularly regarding financial abuse against older adults, which costs US seniors around $36.5 billion annually and is often underreported due to shame and lack of support. To combat this issue, The Moonshot Initiative, led by professionals globally, has launched an open-source manifesto with recommendations in 11 key areas to address elder financial abuse and invites participation to create a change.

Addressing the challenge of “Ageism in Finance” in Germany

This article by Cornelia Schwertner, CEO and Co-founder at Brygge, discusses the prevalent issue of ageism in the German financial sector. Schwertner identifies the disparity between general Internet usage and online banking among higher age groups.

Unlocking the Power of Communities in the Digital Age

This blog explores alternative saving and investment models worldwide, focusing on community-based models and digital platforms.

Una Longevidad con Sentido

An interview with Barbara Rey Actis, the author of Longevidad Con Sentido ("Longevity with a purpose").

What Others Have to Say About Our Courses

“The instructors explained the content very clearly. The most important takeaway for me from the course was the universality of the longevity challenges and opportunities. In addition, the reality of the aging population demographics vs. the perception of what financial institutions are promoting.”
Douglas Dubitsky
Retirement Income Export
GoalBased Investors
United States
“Overall, I rate the course “Excellent”. Thanks a lot for all the great sessions.”
Nil Meral
TheGerontechnologist.com
Belgium
“I would like to congratulate you on the organization of the course. The content, the material, the duration, all the concepts, and the explanations were great. I love the Slack tool for creating community also. I am very, very happy with all the knowledge I acquired after taking this course. Thank you.”
Barbara Rey Actis
Entrepreneur and author
Longevity Initiatives
Spain
“The course is amazing, both in the content it provides and the way it’s leveraging the online media.”
Einav Aharoni Yonas
Co-Founder & CEO
Stealth Mode Startup
Israel
“This program should be taken by anyone working in financial services. As the population gets older fintech and longevity will become extremely important.”
Laura Minquini
Founder and CoreLead
https://www.athenadao.co/
Canada
“Superb content, worked wonders at fast tracking my knowledge, saved many hours of my own time that I would have spent researching this subject.”
Mark Whitcroft
Co-founder and CEO
https://www.wearehazel.co.uk/
UK
“The program was excellent. During the course, I found the increasing importance and opportunities to Fintech and Longevity.”
Sachio Nishioka
Partner, DXC Technology
https://connect.dxc.technology/Opt-in
Japan/Singapore
"Fintech for Longevity Academy has launched a few programs to address the needs of an aging world. The courses look at where we are now and what we can do with demographic forecasts for the future. It's about Liquidity (now), Longevity (tomorrow and Legacy (afterward) financing. This might add another dimension for pension funds, too."
Therese Fassler
Founder
Invested.ch
Switzerland

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