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There May Be No Such Thing As A 'Longevity Gene'

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2014 | 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 ...

What Happens When We All Live to Be 100?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
Malcolm Boyd

What would happen if everyone lived to be 100? More and more people are raising that question. Of course, it raises a number of other related questions -- all about retirement, jobs, health, even including death.

6 Secrets From The Greek Island Where People Forget To Die

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson On the Greek island of Ikaria, people forget to die. For the most part, they also forget to get si...

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

Looking For The Best Wellness Advice? Ask Your Elders

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Every day, new research emerges to help us decipher the best ways to live a long and healthy life. And while these findings can be interesting and enl...

Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral pie...

Yagana Shah

Centenarians Are Outliving The Diseases Of Old Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty

We're fascinated by centenarians, the people who live to be triple-digits, and how they do it -- but what's more fascinating is exactly how they're ag...

Isaac Saul

Centenarians Share How You Can Live To Be 100 Years Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty

In southern California, there is a town full some of the healthiest people in the world. Loma Linda, California, whose good health has been heralde...

Yagana Shah

Stunning Images Reveal How Aging Changes Us All

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2014 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered what you'll look like in 10, 15, or 20 years? Or have you ever been stunned to see photos of your parents or grandparents when ...

The Secrets To Living A Long Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Looking for the answers to life's questions? Well who better to ask than those who've lived longest. "Fox and Friends" interviewed a handful of p...

Role change

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

My relationship with Morris went back to when I was a nervous teenager and he, a returning World War II veteran, moved in as a roommate in my bedroom.

Everyone's Living Longer -- But Especially Women

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As the global life expectancy rises, women are outliving men and outpacing them as centenarians. A Canadian study found the number of people living...

100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild. Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.

4 Nutrition Secrets Of Centenarians

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for YouBeauty Over the past century, average life expectancy has increased radically in the United States. With this inc...

A Simple Secret for Living to 100 and Beyond

Kristi Ling | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Could it be that after healthy conscious eating and regular physical activity, the next most powerful key to a long life is kindness?

Dare to Be 100: How Old Is Old?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

To be 500 is not old if you are a tree. But for us humans, a different calendar applies. A good place to start in addressing this question is to refl...

WATCH: What's Kept This Woman Alive For So Long?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty

Susannah Mushatt Jones has had a lot of birthdays under her belt -- 114 to be exact as of July 6. So who better to ask about the secret of long life t...

Being Childless Doesn't Have to Mean Ending Up Alone

Sue Fagalde Lick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Sue Fagalde Lick

Two women in my extended family made it to 100 years old. One had children, the other did not. One was honored with flowers and visits on Mother's Day, while the other never received a Mother's Day card.

102 Years Wise: Advice From a Centenarian

Ellie Knaus | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

Early this spring, I came to my ancient great-aunt with news. She was perched in her chair, sitting cross-legged like a yogi, sipping Coca-Cola, and listening to her books on tape when I opened her screen door.

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...

106-Year-Old Woman Gets Her High School Diploma

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Black Voices

LUCAS, Ohio -- A 106-year-old Ohio woman is finally going to get her high school diploma. Reba Williams said she completed high school in Mount Verno...

Meet The (Real) Longest Known Married Couple In The U.S.

Posted 02.19.2013 | Black Voices

At 102 and 99 years old, Norman and Norma Burmah have more than a few historic milestones to commit to their memory bank -- from their meeting at New ...

Oldest African-American Dies At 113

Posted 02.05.2013 | Black Voices

According to her family, Detroit-resident Louisiana Hines just narrowly surpassed South Carolina's Mamie Rearden as the oldest African-American in the...

15 Tips That Help You Live to Be 100

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Since we all get older every year, it raises an important question: "What should I be doing if I want to continue my annual renewal and stay healthy so I can continue to enjoy the journey?"

WATCH: Hundreds Turn Out For Ohio Judge's 100th Birthday

Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

More Americans are hitting the 100-year-old mark than ever before, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, but not everyone gets to do i...