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Longevity

Man Lived To 107 By Drinking A Lot Of Red Wine Everyday

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty

Many people enjoy the occasional glass of wine with a nice meal, but one centenarian took the expression "drink to your health" to a whole new level.&...

Father Snows Best

Charlie Carillo | Posted 02.06.2016 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Last week I phoned my mother to see how things were going and she reported that my father was up on a ladder, shoveling snow off the roof -- which is a dicey thing for anybody to do, but at the time my father was a few days shy of his 90th birthday.

Strategies for Growing the Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Future Transhumanist City -- Image by Sam Howzit Transhumanism--the international movement that aims to use science and technology to improve the h...

15 Reasons that Motivate You to WANT to Grow Old

Carol Marak | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Carol Marak

The general public has a negative view of aging. Most individuals would rather be run over by a truck than to get old. It's because most people em...

108-Year-Old Offers The Most Beautiful Reason For Her Long Life

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.30.2016 | Fifty

The Beatles weren't the only ones who thought, "All you need is love." A 108-year-old in Ohio who has fostered about 50 children has a similar...

'I'm Going to Die Soon'

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"I'm going to die soon." Yesterday I spoke with a relative who said this to me. Not, thankfully, because she has any particular health reason for t...

7 Habits Of Famous People Who Have No Intention Of Slowing Down

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty

Some people look forward to enjoying their golden years in retirement, basking in sunlight on pristine beaches after saying goodbye to years of work. ...

Report Finds Dramatic Increase In Number Of American Centenarians

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.26.2016 | Fifty

The number of people living into triple digits is rapidly increasing, a new government report says. According to the National Center for Health Statis...

Two Ways Yoga Could Benefit Alzheimer's

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) is a protein that protects brain neurons and is significantly reduced in people with Alzheimer's. Now for the first time, br...

The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When I began my undergraduate years at ...

The Surprising Link Between Road Rage And How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty

Next time someone cuts you off or honks at you, you might want to take a deep breath and think hard before reacting. A new study says road ra...

The Right Road For A Better Future Of Aging

Paul H. Irving | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

It's become common knowledge that populations are rapidly aging across the world. Increasing longevity during the last century has contributed to unprecedented global economic growth--and new opportunities for personal fulfillment that previous generations could only dream of.

Why Self-Coverage May Not Be An Adequate Substitute for Long-term Care Planning and Insurance

William Borton | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
William Borton

Many high-net-worth individuals are in that position because of a fiscally conservative lifestyle. Those who are able to self-insure may lack liquidity. Follow the steps that will help you avoid the long-term-care financial trap.

Holistic Organic Self-Care for Mothers

Dayna Colvin | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

Self-care is exactly as it sounds.  It is a very important wonderful daily process of giving yourself the extra gentle tender loving care, love and respect you need. 

New Information on Killer Whale Longevity

Jordan Schaul | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science
Jordan Schaul

Last month, SeaWorld announced it was suing California authorities over a ban on breeding killer whales after a lawsuit claiming the marine park attraction deceived patrons was dismissed by a federal judge.

Solving the Health-Religion Puzzle

Nigel Barber | Posted 01.06.2016 | Impact
Nigel Barber

Religion boosts health in the US. Yet, the most religious countries are the sickest. This paradox can be explained in terms of stress management.

Will 2015 Be Remembered as the Breakout Year for Transhumanism?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Science
Zoltan Istvan

Last year, I wrote that 2014 was a great year for the transhumanism movement. But 2015 was simply incredible -- it might end up being called a breakout year.

Immortality Bus Delivers Newly Created Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News
Zoltan Istvan

The Immortality Bus at the US Capitol in Washington DC -- Photo by Zoltan Istvan After months of traveling across the country on a national bus to...

Common Beauty Ingredient Might Actually Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.18.2015 | Fifty

Ingredients in your anti-aging lotions and potions might actually be good for something other than giving you a more youthful appearance. A new study...

Happiness Won't Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.10.2015 | Fifty

It's said that laughter is the best medicine, but don't expect it to be the fountain of youth, a new study says. Researchers from a large British stud...

What We Can Learn About Aging From Little Singapore

Paul H. Irving | Posted 12.09.2015 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

Population aging is spreading worldwide due to increasing longevity and declining birth rates, resulting in a relative reduction in the proportion of children and an increase in the proportion of older adults in the population.

How To Take Charge Of Your Health Right Now

Mirabai Holland | Posted 12.05.2015 | Fifty
Mirabai Holland

Eat healthy, exercise, get regular checkups, reduce stress. It's a simple formula. So why is it so hard to do? You know, I don't think it's hard to do, but I do think not doing it is a lot easier.

100-Year-Old Woman Credited Hot Dogs For Her Longevity

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.02.2015 | Fifty

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, here's a hint -- it might be slathered in ketchup, mustard, onions and relish. At least according to one ...

100-Year-Old Woman Says Wine Is Secret To Her Longevity

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty

Now here's a little longevity advice we can all say cheers to. Celebrating her 100th birthday today, Violet Ewen says she credits her longevity to her...

Your Latte-A-Day Habit Might Be the Secret to a Long Life

Teen Vogue | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

So don't suddenly start thinking coffee is the elixir of life. But if you're reaching for your second...or third...cup today, don't feel too guilty. After all, it's part of a healthy diet.