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Soon-To-Be World's Oldest Sisters Reveal Surprising Secret To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty

Beans on toast, bangers and mash, and other traditionally British foods are what the soon-to-be oldest sisters in the world say are the secret to thei...

102-Year-Old Grandma Blows Out Teeth While Blowing Out Birthday Candles

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty

It's no easy feat living to 102, so it should come as no surprise that Nonnie was a little extra excited to blow out the candles on her cake. So excit...

What Chinese Centenarians Can Teach Us About Living Well

Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer J. Brown, Ph.D. At 115, Boxin Huang is the oldest resident of China’s Bapan Village, also called Longevity Village. But he's not...

Want To Live To 100? Here's What You Need To Do

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty

For the past 50 years, researchers in Sweden have been doing an aging version of "Up," the documentary series that followed 14 British children and pr...

Survey Reveals The Simple Habits That Could Help You Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

It's quite an accomplishment to live to 100, but a survey of centenarians revealed it's your attitude that can get you there. UnitedHealthCare release...

These 5 Cities Might Have The Secret To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

The majority of the United States is approaching the idea of a long, healthy life the wrong way, according to National Geographic writer and explorer ...

World's New Oldest Person Reveals Surprising Key To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty

After the two oldest people in the world passed away within days of each other, 115-year-old Jeralean Talley of Inkster, Michigan is now the oldest do...

The World's Oldest Person Is Now An American

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty

Japan's Misao Okawa, who had been the world's oldest person, died Wednesday from heart failure at the age of 117, most likely making Arkansas' Gertrud...

Centenarian Lands First Solo Art Show -- And Her Work Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty

When you publish your autobiography at age 88, you must think that's it, right? Not so for Frieda Lefeber, who recently turned 100 and is celebrating ...

World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Says Turning 117 Is No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty

The oldest woman in the world, Japan's Misao Okawa, celebrated her birthday today (it's actually March 5), and though she's also one of the oldest peo...

Centenarians Married Over 80 Years Share Their Secrets For A Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

Not only have Duranord and Jeanne Veillard lived to be centenarians, they've also been married 82 years -- more than many of us can expect to live. An...

Centenarians Spill The 4 Secrets To A Long And Happy Life

Jamison Gosselin | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Jamison Gosselin

There is no magic pill for longevity. Instead, what these centenarians reinforce is that some of the secrets to wellbeing and lifelong happiness are the simple truths that we have always known -- loving relationships, financial stability, and a commitment to personal health.

There May Be No Such Thing As A 'Longevity Gene'

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - How do some people live past 110 years old? Is it superior genes, clean living, good luck or some ...

What Happens When We All Live to Be 100?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Malcolm Boyd

What would happen if everyone lived to be 100? More and more people are raising that question. Of course, it raises a number of other related questions -- all about retirement, jobs, health, even including death.

6 Secrets From The Greek Island Where People Forget To Die

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson On the Greek island of Ikaria, people forget to die. For the most part, they also forget to get si...

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

Looking For The Best Wellness Advice? Ask Your Elders

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Every day, new research emerges to help us decipher the best ways to live a long and healthy life. And while these findings can be interesting and enl...

Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral pie...

Yagana Shah

Centenarians Are Outliving The Diseases Of Old Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty

We're fascinated by centenarians, the people who live to be triple-digits, and how they do it -- but what's more fascinating is exactly how they're ag...

Isaac Saul

Centenarians Share How You Can Live To Be 100 Years Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty

In southern California, there is a town full some of the healthiest people in the world. Loma Linda, California, whose good health has been heralde...

Yagana Shah

Stunning Images Reveal How Aging Changes Us All

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2014 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered what you'll look like in 10, 15, or 20 years? Or have you ever been stunned to see photos of your parents or grandparents when ...

The Secrets To Living A Long Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Looking for the answers to life's questions? Well who better to ask than those who've lived longest. "Fox and Friends" interviewed a handful of p...

Role change

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

My relationship with Morris went back to when I was a nervous teenager and he, a returning World War II veteran, moved in as a roommate in my bedroom.

Everyone's Living Longer -- But Especially Women

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As the global life expectancy rises, women are outliving men and outpacing them as centenarians. A Canadian study found the number of people living...

100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild. Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.