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People are living longer, which brings obvious benefits as well as considerable challenges — from Alzheimer’s and other age-related diseases to increased injuries, disabilities and poverty risks. Policymakers around the world rely on Schaeffer Center research and modeling tools for finding ways to help keep people as healthy as possible throughout their lives.