Archive for August, 2005

The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator

Monday, August 29th, 2005

The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator
www.livingto100.com
Take this quiz to find out how long you will live.

Hugging helps you live longer

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Scientists have confirmed the wisdom of mothers down the ages – a real hug does you good:

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article304281.ece

New England Centenarian Study

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

New England Centenarian Study: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/Dept/Content.aspx?DepartmentID=361&PageID=5924

The NECS has gone on to enroll centenarians from throughout the United States and other countries and has grown to be the largest comprehensive study of centenarians in the world. There are currently 1,500 subjects to-date, including centenarians, their siblings and children (in their 70s and 80s) and younger controls.

Okinawans tend to live longer than the rest of the world

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Elderly Okinawans have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from a multitude of chronic diseases of aging and as a result enjoy not only what may be the world’s longest life expectancy but the world’s longest health expectancy. Read more at http://okinawaprogram.com/

One Centenarian’s advice…

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Former teacher gives friends and family lessons on longevity:
“Well, if something I’m doing makes me really anxious, I just don’t do it…” Read more at http://www.longmontfyi.com/Local-Story.asp?id=3064