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Secret to Long Life

Study Determines Whether Family Or Friends Are The Key To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty

It could actually be true that blood is thicker than water. A new University of Toronto study has found that older adults with close family members in...

100-Year-Old's Advice To Younger Self: 'Tell Boys To Leave You Alone'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty

If 100-year-old Dorothy Chandler Collins could visit her 20-year-old self, she’d have one simple piece of advice: avoid men. The centenarian turned ...

World's Oldest Woman Said Secret To Long Life Is Staying Single

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty

The world has a new oldest person. Meet Emma Morano of Verbania, Italy. At 116-years-old, Morano is believed to be the last documented person alive wh...

The Word From A 105-Year-Old: 'The Second 100 Years Are Better'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.25.2016 | Fifty

Clarice Emley, who turns 105 on Sunday, has a message for people who are scared of growing older. Nonsense, she says, "the second 100 years are better...

104-Year-Old Twins' Key To Longevity Is Just So Sweet

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.15.2016 | Fifty

The secret to a long life might be simpler than anyone imagined, according to twins in France. As AFP reports, Simone Thiot and Paulette Olivier turne...

3 Secrets of a Long Life From My 100-Year-Old Grandfather

Vicky Lyashenko | Posted 11.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Vicky Lyashenko

His answer caught me by surprise. I almost knew he'd say something like eating the food you grow, or taking care of your digestive system, or something along those lines.

The Steps We Take

Alan Elsner | Posted 11.13.2016 | Fifty
Alan Elsner

It's good to be active and to keep fit and to stay healthy. These are true blessings -- but adding up the steps one takes is not the same as adding up the life one lives. We are measured not by our steps -- which ultimately, sooner or later, lead us all to the same place -- but by what we do in the world.

108-Year-Old's Secret To Longevity May Be This Daily Indulgence

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty

For most of us, a bowl of ice cream is an occasional indulgence. But for 108-year-old Virginia Davis, it's part of a nightly ritual. Davis celebrated ...

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...

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 ...

102-Year-Old Golfer's Secret To a Happy Life Is Much Simpler Than Hitting A Hole-In-One

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.04.2015 | Good News

This woman has been around for more than a century and can tell you a thing or two about being happy. In a video uploaded to Vimeo, 102-year-old I...

Running Vigorously Is NOT The Key To Longevity, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty

Although there are no sure-fire prescriptions for long life, exercise has often been touted as the key to good health for both young and old. But a ne...

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 ...

Want To Extend Your Life By Two Years? Then You Should Have This

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty

Do you feel in control of your life and that what you do matters? It could play a role in how long you live. A study led by researchers at the Uni...

The Secrets To Long Life As Shared By Those Over 90 Years Old

Buck Wargo | Posted 12.25.2014 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

We're all looking for the fountain of youth. It's right in front of our eyes. Not only do we want to live to a ripe old age, but we also want to do so while maintaining our vigor and health. What good is it to live longer but be in failing health and homebound?

LOOK: This 92 Year Old Reveals His Unusual Secret To Perfect Health

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty

People have attributed their long lives to all sorts of lifestyle factors. For example, before her death in 2012, Besse Cooper, 116, said the secret t...

10 Ways You May Be Cutting Your Life Short Without Knowing It

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.11.2014 | Fifty

While we fully ascribe to the idea that you are only as old as you feel, some of us still engage in behaviors that hurt our chances of feeling good as...

Study Reveals Surprising Trait That Will Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

What's the best indicator of your chance to live a long life? Is it your blood pressure? Your family history? Your diet? According to a new study, it ...

The Boozy Diet That Keeps This 101-Year-Old Going Strong

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

Forget exercise and healthy eating –- this 101-year-old seems to know a more fun secret to longevity. Nancy Lamperti, a Staten Island resident wh...

Drink This For A Long Life

Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty

So what's the key to longevity? Is it clean living? What about fasting or exercise or happiness? Actually, the key to long life may be something you a...

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...

LOOK: World's Oldest Identical Twins Celebrate 103rd Birthday

Sarah Medina | Posted 12.31.2012 | Good News

On Monday, the world's oldest living identical twins celebrated their 103 birthday! Charlotte Eisgrou and Ann Primack of South Florida and Daytona...

Age Busting: The Attitude is the Difference Maker

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

To have excellent health and slow the aging process it is critical that you do not let the old person move into your body. Stop yourself from talking about how you are old and acting old.

Reaction Time Holds The Secret To Long Life

Daily Mail | Jonathan Petre | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People's reaction times are a far better indicator of their chances of living a long life than their blood pressure, exercise levels or weight, resear...