110. Is 20 the new 70?

Professor Ingmar Skoog notes that people over 70 today are healthier and less depressed than 50-year-olds in previous generations. Skoog also says that today's 70-year-olds exercise, have sex and party more than previous generations, while today's 20-year-olds have less sex, drink less and are more depressed. 
What does it mean for society and the labour market? 

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