Orgs - Health, Mind, and Spirituality

Foresighted and foresight-oriented health, mind, and spirituality-centered organizations around the world. 

Listed alpha by organization name. Two-line maximum description, thanks.


Alcor Life Extension
The leading non-profit organization focused on cryonics preservation
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
Funding anti-aging research nationally. Promoting careers in geriatric medicine.

Blue Mountain Center of Meditation
Books and retreats on meditation and self-aware living (Eknath Easwaran)
Commonwealth Fund
Private foundation working toward a high performance global health care system.
EraNova Institute
Improving mind and consciousness in an era of accelerating technology (Dick Swanson)

Immortality Institute

An online community formed to advance the fight against involuntary death. 
Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS)
Seeking to bring human values and religious practice into the modern age. For those having an interest in religion, philosophy, and the natural and social sciences (Star Island/Portsmouth, NH)
Kronos Science Laboratory
The most extensive clinical eval available for biomarkers and protectors of aging. Very expensive service, but will provide marginal gains for those seeking vital longevity (Chris Heward).
Life Extension Foundation
Funding supplement and life extending medical research. Publishers of Life Extension magazine.
Methuselah Foundation
Non-profit organization funding the Methuselah Mouse Prize and research in Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence
Metanexus
Research, education, and outreach on the engagement of science and religion.
National Institute of Aging (NIA)
NIH center dedicated to anti-aging research funding.
Positive Psychology Center
Research and publications on positive psychology, learned helplessness, depression, optimism and pessimism (Martin Seligman).

The New Farm, Rodale Institute
Resource for small farms, community supported agriculture, and organic farming.
World Database of Happiness
Scientific research on the subjective evaluation of life. Columbians and Costa Ricans, earning 1/5 the income ($7K vs $35K/year), self-express as "happier" than Americans. Influence of goals, resources, freedoms, and cultural influences on self-satisfaction.


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