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Stanford Center on Longevity

'Gray Divorce' and Other Demographic Trends

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

It used to be that parents said "I'll support you when you're young but you support me when you're older." But the new reality is different.

The 5 Biggest Myths About Aging

Debra Ollivier | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

The longevity revolution is well underway, and everything we've thought about aging is up for grabs. Here are five of the biggest aging myths.

What Is One Of The Biggest Myths About Aging?

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

"Every age has its happiness and troubles," famous French uber-centenarian Jeanne Calment once said. And every age, quite literally, looks at happiness and troubles in different ways.

Eating Well Now Can Help Your Great-Grandchildren Live Longer

Scientific American | Sarah Fecht | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

Experiments with worms show that altering an enzyme can not only lengthen their life spans, but that the longevity effect can be carried across severa...