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Living Longer

4 Reasons Why Our Longer Lives Are Going To Be A Blast

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Our generation is going to have a longer period in which to make a lasting impact. For some of us, it is going to mean that we're just going to be able to keep on going, and to maintain our direction and our output for longer.

Members Of This Religion Live 10 Years Longer Than Most Americans

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion

Statistics have shown that religion makes people happier, but it turns out it can help you live longer, too. In an attempt to "reverse engineer lon...

Great News For Women Who Gave Birth Later In Life

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Lots of women delay starting their families for various reasons. Now it turns out that delaying child-bearing might be a way of living longer, accordi...

Study Of Special Mice Points To Surprising Life-Extension Strategy

| Jasmin Fox-Skelly | Posted 05.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have found a way to beat back the hands of time and fight the ravages of old age, at least in mice. A new study finds that mice bred witho...

How To Live To Be 110

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

In the Andes Mountains of Peru, living in extreme poverty, Filomena Taipe Mendoza, 116 years old, is in the running to become the world's oldest living person. If her claim proves to be true, it would make her three months older than Misao Okawa of Japan, who currently holds the record for the oldest living person.

New Study Reveals One Upside To Being A Short Man

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Get ready to finally embrace your short stature, Skee-Lo! We've long known that short people live longer than the taller among us. Past studies ha...

Celebrating My 91st Birthday Doing A Headstand With Katie Couric

Phyllis Sues | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Celebrating a 91st birthday is not what I'm after. Celebrating being here is where it's at. Celebrating the air we breathe, the ground we walk on. I celebrate each day that I wake up and can see the puffy white clouds in a beautiful blue sky. I celebrate living in this amazing city of Los Angeles.

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...

Carolyn Gregoire

6 Things Hawaii Can Teach The Rest Of America About Living Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Hawaii’s tropical island paradise isn’t the fountain of youth, but it’s close. Hawaii locals not only live longer -- they’re less stressed an...

Sure, People Are Living Longer... But Are They Staying Healthy?

Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty

In the last two decades, people have not only been living longer but they also have been staying much healthier later in life, according to a new stud...

3 Ways To Live A Long And Healthy Life

Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

After years of studying older folks, a scientist tells us what it takes to age well. By Jihan Thompson We asked Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, sci...

24 Ways To Add One Year (Or More) To Your Life

Posted 06.17.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While we're waiting for some brilliant chemist to discover the elixir for eternal life, these simple, doable strategies can help yo...

Are You Busier Than the President? There's No Excuse for Not Exercising

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Here are a few benefits of exercise that may convince you to make time for aerobic exercise, just as our president does.

8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk Of Dying Early (By 34 Percent, No Less!)

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

In a time when nutrition info and recommendations are becoming increasingly complex, it's good to have a touchstone document or two reminding us of the basics.

The Best Advice For Living A Long, Happy Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We polled our Facebook friends to find the secrets to longevity -- and found some surprising answers! Keys to Long...

If You Want Happiness for a Lifetime, Read This!

Vicky Tiel | Posted 07.20.2013 | Good News
Vicky Tiel

Happiness comes when you fill yourself with peace and light from the universe and you leave your negative thoughts behind.

5 Items You Should Steer Clear Of After 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty

Let's face it, as we age, there are certain people who just no longer qualify to be our BFFs. Turns out there are some foods like that too. Who needs ...

If 72 Is the New 30, Then I'm Not Even Middle-aged!

Joan Gage | Posted 05.05.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Researchers in Germany have decided that a 72-year-old human being today has the same probability of death as 30-year-old hunter-gatherers back in the cave man days.

Why I'm Choosing A Different Path For The Second Half Of Life

Kelley Connors | Posted 02.04.2013 | Fifty
Kelley Connors

Along with tens of millions of my baby boomer friends, I have embarked on a new journey at a time in life when Madison Avenue uses all its muscle muscle to convince us women that 50 is the new 30 or 60 is the new 40.

An Interview With Bette Calman: World Renowned Yogi and Aging Extraordinaire

Lily Sarafan | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Sarafan

We are honored that our inspiration, Bette Calman, took the time to share her thoughts on yoga, health and quality of life so that we can now pass them along to you.

How Your View Of Aging Can Affect Your Health

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty

Does seeing the glass half full mean you will be healthier later in life? A growing body of evidence suggests that positive thinking does correlate wi...

Living Long, Living Well

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Even the longest life can be a waste if it's not brought to its full potential. Even the shortest life is rich and fulfilled if it's lived well.

The Lazy Person's Guide To Longevity

David Kekich | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kekich

If you plan on maximizing your chances for super longevity and dramatic youthfulness, you'll need to put in a little effort... but not as much as you may think.

2012 Graduates: You'll Live Long, Now Prosper

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.04.2012 | College
Michael Hodin

Bottom line, Class of 2012: The hippies who brought you strobe lights and Led Zeppelin are graying -- and they've got 450 million boomer peers worldwide. Your success depends upon all of us creating new paths of education to keep these "seniors" at the cutting-edge.

Quitting Smoking Harder for Poor -- American Heart Month: Day 18

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

"Quitting smoking is the single most important step smokers can take to improve their health," according to Dr. Norman Edelman, chief medical officer of the American Lung Association.