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12 Ways You're Cutting Your Life Short

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.02.2013 | Fifty

Like teenagers, many post 50s behave as though they are indestructible, making lifestyle choices that simply aren't good for them. The good news is...

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, scienti...

7 Characteristics Associated With Long Life (And How To Cultivate Them)

Mark Sisson | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

As much as we focus on food and fitness as the "physical" arbiters of health and longevity, there appears to be much more to it. In fact, most research fails to find any grand commonalities in the diet and fitness patterns of the longest lived.

A 99-Year-Old Reveals The Real Secret To Long Life

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

What makes for a happy, healthy life? I sought pearls of wisdom from my 99-year-old Bubbe. She is healthy by most standards, though I wouldn't go so far as to say she is 'happy' -- that is a tough word when you are 99. My Bubbe is best characterized as 'satisfied.'

The Best Advice For Living A Long, Happy Life

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

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

5 Surprising Ways To Live Longer -- And Better

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Amanda Schupak An extraordinary 80-year study has led to some unexpected discoveries about long life. In 1921, a Stanford University psycho...

WATCH: Longevity Secrets To Keep You Young

Posted 03.12.2013 | Fifty

It's a familiar construct that some of us have heard way too often: [Insert Age] is the new [Insert Age]! But a 2012 study of Japanese and Swedish ...

Are You Aging or Ageless?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.07.2013 | Fifty
Jinny Ditzler

The truth is that you are both: aging because we all are, one breath and one wrinkle at a time and ageless because the real you has no age and doesn't change no matter how old your body gets.

Reversible Destiny

Randy Eady | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Eady

Where longevity is continually affirmed, one expects to find the unexpected. Hence, "Reversible Destiny Lofts" in Toyko, Japan offer a marvelously innovative and functionally foolish way to live your days.

WATCH: 103-Year-Old's Adorable Secret To Long Life

Posted 01.08.2013 | Black Voices

Colorado may not have made U.S. News' list of states where Americans are likely to live the longest, but 103-year-old Denver resident Mekey Yetashawor...

30 Secrets To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.13.2012 | Fifty

Gwen Weiss-Numeroff's fear of illness and loss began when she was only 8, after the person closest to her in the world -- her big brother Steven -- di...

How To Live Forever*

XPRIZE | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living

The retreat of my hairline and the arrival of my AARP card led me to examine the most fundamental human connection of all -- life itself. I decided to indulge my life-long fascination with health by making a documentary, How To Live Forever*.

What You Should Eat For Long Life

Posted 08.10.2012 | Fifty

The latest longevity superfood is none other than the North American cranberry. We already knew they were good for you -- they contain antioxidants an...

The 7 Habits and Numbers of a Longer, Healthier Life

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The Olympics generate a lot of buzz about gold medals and perfect 10s. But in the Olympics of life, you only need seven for the gold.

It's Never Too Late! Diet, Exercise Later In Life Improve Longevity

Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living

We've long known that exercising and eating fruits and veggies can, over the long-term, help improve both the quality and quantity of our years. But t...

2 Ways To Live Longer And Healthier

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 06.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Young or old, you can promote lasting health by incorporating yoga and the Mediterranean diet into your lifestyle. Here are two ways to live a longer, healthier life.

Life Lessons From The World's Oldest People

Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Miriam Weiner for U.S. News Health In the Broadway musical "Fame", Carmen sings about wanting to live forever. Unfortunately, that's not possibl...

Healthy for 100 Years

Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D.

One of us is a 100-year-old physician who has been in an ongoing research study since 1917, and the other is a baby-boomer health researcher who has been heavily involved in conducting that remarkable study.

11 Health Habits That Will Help You Live To 100

Posted 03.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Kotz for U.S. News Health One of the biggest factors that determines how well you age is not your genes but how well you live. Not convi...

10 Healthy Foods For Longevity

Stefan Aschan | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Stefan Aschan

These foods were selected for their general health, low toxicity and nutritional value (in terms of protein, fats, carbohydrates, antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins and minerals).

Revealed: The Secret To Long Life And Happiness

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Barry Kaufman

Researchers found that personality and social relations in childhood significantly predicted risk of mortality many years later. The findings were not what you may expect, though.

Can We Live To Be 100?

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Is a long, healthy life a roll of the genetic dice? Genes play a part, but many studies suggests that we can extend lifespan by our choices.

Men Married To Smart Women Live Longer

Times Online | Shane Watson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Swedish scientists have discovered that long life and good health have nothing to do with a man's education and everything to do with his wife's. Men ...

What Will Make Your First Hundred Years The Highest Quality Possible?

Dr. Brendan Murray | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brendan Murray

Increased longevity is wonderful as long as our quality of life is good and we can have the ability to move and enjoy these additional years. Unfortunately many people are not enjoying their lives to the fullest because they are restricted by pain and an inability to move.