Message from the Chairperson
The theme of this year’s Forum is “Exploring the roots (and routes) of Japanese people’s health and longevity - Perspective of future society-.” We would like to approach toward and discuss on the factors which have made Japan a “health and longevity” country, and attempt to foresee our future. In order to create a society with affluence, health and longevity, it is essential for the people to live daily life with consciousness of health and longevity from younger age, and participate in social activities as senior citizens. Through this Forum, we are going to provide the latest research findings and information on health and longevity. We also hope to offer clues to solve problems of the super-aged society with a low-birth rate for the people of Shizuoka, Japan and the globe.