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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in mid 2020. It will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

A Mundane Comedy is Halcyon's new book. Extracts are appearing on this site and on selected social media during mid 2020. Please get in touch with any questions about the book or related Halcyon services.

Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.


What's Changing? - Ageing
Halcyon Identifies 29 May 2020


Please see below selected recent ageing-related change.


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May 2020

People are living longer almost everywhere Halcyon In Figures 14 October 2019


In 1960, the average life span globally was 52.6 years. Today it’s  72 years. The reasons include improvements in child survival, expanded access to healthcare (including widespread vaccination), and people being lifted out of extreme poverty.

Everyone, Everywhere Is Living Longer

Steep decline in infant deaths Halcyon In Figures 14 October 2019


The death rate of babies under the age of one has fallen steeply in the last few decades. It's now probably at its lowest ever rate in human history. That’s thanks to many modern public health victories: better sanitation, more access to clean drinking water, enhanced nutrition, and the improved education of women.


Infant Deaths Have More Than Halved