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It's an ancient question. Will humankind ever triumph over old age?

Ask $410 billion Internet-search giant Google that question, and you'll hear it's possible. In fact, in the Alphabet soup of Google's reorganization, its new holding company will soon be managing Calico, a biotech with the explicit aim of defeating old age.

Google's crazy moon shots are well known -- particularly since the company often defies the odds and succeeds. But we're not talking about creating self-driving cars, or translating the web into 64 languages, here. We're talking about extending human life indefinitely. Defying death. While many companies are focused on diseases, virtually no one is trying…

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 Could Google Really Discover the Fountain of Youth?

Google's biotech subsidiary Calico could someday unleash a pipeline of drugs focused on factors that limit life span. But will it really conquer mortality? Don't hold your breath.

Alliance for Aging Research

The Alliance believes that advances in research help people live longer, happier, more productive lives and reduce healthcare costs over the long term. Access to the latest scientific information empowers people to take control of their health. The Alliance strives to advance science and enhance lives through a variety of activities and initiatives–from policy issues to provider and consumer health programs–that generate knowledge and action on age-related issues.

BrightFocus Foundation

BrightFocus Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are working to save mind and sight.


Calico is a research and development company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase our understanding of the biology that controls lifespan. We will use that knowledge to devise interventions that enable people to lead longer and healthier lives. Executing on this mission will require an unprecedented level of interdisciplinary effort and a long-term focus for which funding is already in place.

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging is a national non-profit organization established in 1999 by The American Geriatrics Society. We aim to build a bridge between the research and practice of Geriatrics and the Public, and to advocate on behalf of older adults and their special health care needs.

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation

We promote the advancement of biomedical technologies which could increase healthy human lifespan. We focus on healthspan, longevity, rejuvenation biotechnology, regenerative medicine, and life extension.

The Consumer Voice

The Consumer Voice envisions a world in which all consumers of long-term care, services and supports are treated with respect and dignity and have a wide range of affordable, quality options across all settings. These options will make it possible for individuals to receive care and services in the location and manner of their choice and to attain a high quality of life.

The John A. Hartford Foundation

Founded in 1929, the John A. Hartford Foundation is a committed champion of health care training, research and service system innovations that will ensure the well-being and vitality of older adults. Its overall goal is to increase the nation's capacity to provide effective, affordable care to its rapidly increasing older population.

The SCAN Foundation

The SCAN Foundation is an independent public charity devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence. We envision a future where high-quality, affordable health care and supports for daily living are delivered on each person’s own terms, according to that individual’s needs, values, and preferences.


AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.

American Geriatrics Society

A not-for-profit organization of over 6,700 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.

American Seniors Association

American Seniors Association is the fastest growing seniors' advocacy in the nation and an emerging conservative voice on the national issues that impact seniors. We believe that America's seniors deserve respect, admiration and support for the contributions they made throughout their lives building families and the enhancing the quality of American life.

Association of Mature American Citizens

Today, The Association of Mature American Citizens is here to protect your interests, and to offer an alternative perspective on how to best solve the problems seniors face today.

Case Management Society of America

The Case Management Society of America aims to improve patient well-being and health care outcomes by supporting the professional development of care managers from a variety of disciplines, practice settings, skill levels and professional capacities.

Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of British Columbia

COSCO is the largest federation of seniors' organizations in the Province of British Columbia, representing seniors for over 50 years.

Friends of Indian Senior Citizens Organization

We strive to create a friendly and loving atmosphere for seniors. We know and understand the life of a Indian senior citizen, and as FISCO members we can all work together towards the betterment of our community.

International Council on Active Aging

Dedicated to changing the way we age by uniting professionals in the retirement, assisted living, fitness, rehabilitation and wellness fields to dispel society's myths about aging.

National Care Association

National Care Association represents the interests of providers caring for elderly people, people with Dementia, people with learning disabilities, the physically handicapped, the mentally ill, children and domiciliary care agencies.

National Council on Aging

We are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.

National Institute on Aging

To improve the health and well-being of older Americans through research. connects families and babysitters, nannies, senior caregivers, tutors, special needs caregivers, housekeepers, pet caregivers, and more!

The Senior Citizens League

Our mission is to promote and assist members and supporters, to educate and alert senior citizens about their rights and freedoms as U.S. Citizens, and to protect and defend the benefits senior citizens have earned and paid for.

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