This took me a uper long time to write, resolving my conflicting feelings about extreme longevity as a topic. This is another one of the Science, Technology and Well-being 20202 Forecasts.
Again, full post available here.
To clear up your first question, (what’s a healthspan?), by healthspan we mean the length of healthy, quality living. In the last hundred years we’ve seen a dramatic lengthening of our life expectancy, and radical life extension hopes to lengthen our lifespans, but what we’re grappling with now and in the next decade is optimizing our chances of those added years being happy and healthy.
So, how will we do that?