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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Tech advice for living to 100 and enjoying life when you get there

A good item in the Aging in Place Technology Watch blog. This posting references the Evercare 100@100 Survey that takes an anecdotal look at today’s centenarians and provides a snapshot of the lives and lifestyles of those who achieve and surpass the100-year-old milestone.

I must register the domain 50plus50. Dick Stroud

1 comment:

Chuck Nyren said...

Don't get your hopes up:

It's Not the Yogurt: Looking for Longevity Genes

The most common thing this group had is that they did not reveal any particular lifestyle secret for their own longevity. When asked specifically, none has exercised. None was a vegetarian. Not a single one ate yogurt throughout his life.

In fact, 30 percent were overweight. Some smoked. The fact that they had a strong family history of exceptional longevity seemed to be the main commonality. This supports the notion that they have special genes protecting them from their environment.