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Living to 100

This Is How NOT To Live To Be 100

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.03.2016 | Fifty

You know what they say: “Life is short. Don’t make it shorter.” Generally that advice precedes a list of your favorite foods with the admonition...

5 Centenarian-Approved Ways To Live A Really Long Time

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

We're fascinated by the lucky few who manage to live into the triple digits. And the population of these centenarians in the U.S. seems to be growing ...

Cigar-Smoking, Whiskey-Swigging Oldest Veteran Turns 110

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.12.2016 | Fifty

A man believed to be America's oldest living veteran just celebrated his 110th birthday and we can't help but wish we'd been there to join in on the f...

3 Extraordinary Centenarians Spill Their Secrets To A Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty

The population worldwide is getting older and older, with the number of people over 65 expected to double by 2050, according to a new report released ...

Why I'm Really Not Sure I Want To Live To 100

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 02.15.2016 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

When I tell people that my mother is 100-years-old, they typically say, 'Isn't that wonderful!' as if being very, very old is good in and of itself. And they usually add that I 'have good genes' -- meaning that, happily, I too will probably live to be very, very old. I'm not sure I want to live to be so old.

106-Year-Old Says Beer Is The Secret To Her Longevity

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.13.2015 | Fifty

Centenarian Sadie Snyder celebrated her 106th birthday Thursday and shared the surprising secret to her long life. Snyder told NECN News that she's be...

10 Centenarians Reveal 10 Ways To Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.11.2015 | Fifty

Living a long and healthy life is no small feat. While you might think a good diet and vigorous exercise are the keys to living into the triple-digits...

10 Things You Can Do To Help You Live To Be 100

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.03.2015 | Fifty

It seems that almost every day we read about another centenarian swimming across the English Channel blind-folded with one hand tied behind his back o...

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 ext...

Living to 100?

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

It turns out that living to 100 is a real possibility for many of us in our 70s and for half of kids now in preschool.

Dare to Be 100: Cousin Don Is 100

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

April 19, 2014, loomed, a date of huge importance. One member of the Bortz clan was to live a full 10 decades, an occasion not to be missed. Don was going to need extra puffing power to blow out all those candles.

Living to 100: Lessons From Aunt Eva

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Recently, the oldest woman in the world, ...

Why I Really Don't Want To Live To 100

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

While diet and lifestyle choices play a factor, research shows that it's genetics that determines how long we get to stick around. The genes in my family suggest that I'm here for a good long while -- which I'm not so sure would be my first choice.

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

Posted 03.11.2015 | 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...

Dare to Be 100: Guts and Smarts

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

In my experience, every single person who has mastered the great art of successful aging has had an inner grit. Not necessarily with any bravado or flourish, but with a steely determination to look loss straight in the face without blinking.

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.

Your Ticket To Living To 100

David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
David R. Hamilton, Ph.D.

One of the secrets to longer lifespan may be to get connected. It might mean having more regular contact with family or friends. For some, it might mean joining a club, taking up line dancing, or even starting a language class.

Over 90: Alive and Kicking

Marcia Barhydt | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Marcia Barhydt

The kind young woman asked my mom if she wanted to talk about dying. When my mother replied no, the young woman asked, "Doesn't it worry you when you think about dying?" My mother replied, "No, I just don't think about it."

The Cost Of Living To 100

SmartMoney | Jonnelle Marte and Linda Lacina | Posted 02.29.2012 | Money

Here's to your long life -- and the heaps of cash it will require. The average American who lives to the ripe old age of 100 will spend $3.5 millio...