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Nine Questions Mutual Company Directors Should Ask When Assessing Their ERM Culture

Every year our Mutual Practice team looks forward to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) Annual Convention. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it is a great opportunity to experience the rich tradition of the mutual insurance industry, enjoy a diverse a range of talented keynote speakers and listen to a multitude of stimulating panel discussions.

  • Treating Ageing to Extend a Healthy Lifespan

    By Beata Bronikowska | Dec 20, 2017 | English

    Life expectancy has increased remarkably in the last few decades. The number of people living to or even beyond age 100 is expected to increase. This puts ageing at centre stage alongside healthy life expectancy – meaning the years an ageing person can...

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  • Living to 100 - Implications for Insurers

    By Joan Coverson | Apr 11, 2017 | English

    The number of centenarians, people who've reached their hundredth birthday, has been increasing. The UK had more than 14,000 centenarians in 2015 compared to less than 8,000 in 2002.1 In 50 years, the figure is projected to exceed 400,000. The U.S. currently...

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  • How Biological Age May Affect Life Expectancy Calculation

    By Francisco Garcia | May 19, 2016 | English

    In my last blog, I looked at how knowledge about the age of our cells may help determine biological age. Statistics can also help, but the data shows that life expectancy isn’t the same for everyone. Only a statistical, as opposed to a deterministic,...

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  • How Biological Age Beats Counting Birthdays for Predicting Life Expectancy

    By Francisco Garcia | Apr 26, 2016 | English

    Asking someone their age is a simple question. After all, all we really want to know is the time that has passed since their birth, the chronological age. However, the answer to this seemingly simple question may be more complex. A person who doesn’t...

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