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Living to 100?

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

It turns out that living to 100 is a real possibility for many of us in our 70s and for half of kids now in preschool.

How To Live To Be 110

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

In the Andes Mountains of Peru, living in extreme poverty, Filomena Taipe Mendoza, 116 years old, is in the running to become the world's oldest living person. If her claim proves to be true, it would make her three months older than Misao Okawa of Japan, who currently holds the record for the oldest living person.

Know Who Died?

Charlie Carillo | Posted 07.07.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Growing up in my family, the most suspenseful words any of us could hear were, "Know who died?" Whoever spoke those words had the drop on the rest of...

World's Oldest Person Shares Secret To Longevity On 116th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | Fifty

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, will celebrate her 116th birthday on March 5 2014. And ahead of this momentous occasion she shared her secr...

100 Ways To Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Healthy Living Staff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Want to add more and better years to your life? Now is the time. We're living longer than ever: The average American born in 2013 will be alive ne...

The 8 Pillars Of Health That Lead To Long Life

Pamela Levin | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty
Pamela Levin

As I was growing up, my mom always told me wealth means NOTHING without good health. Truly enjoying your financial and personal successes count for less when you are not in the best of health.

Top 10 Tips For Healthy Aging

Posted 08.17.2013 | 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 recently...

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, sci...

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 Grandparents.com 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 06.28.2013 | OWN

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

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
XPRIZE

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...