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8 Unexpected Habits for a Longer Life

If your goal is to live a long, healthy life, there are a few basic rules you should live by — like eating well, not smoking, exercising, and avoiding inherently dangerous activities like swimming wit…

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4 Ways Your Life Gets Better With Age

When most people think of aging, they imagine depression, reduced cognitive function, physical ailments and an overall reduced quality of life. Well, it turns out we’re wrong about our assumptions. S…

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The Person You’re Most Jealous of on Facebook

We’ve all done it: the scrolling through photos on Facebook and making some comparisons between what we see online and what we see in the mirror. There’s the ultra-thin friend who, even after three …

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What Does it Mean to Age ‘Successfully?’

We all want to “age successfully.” We want to be like the 100-and-something year old super-agers we see profiled on the news—the ones who are still running marathons, doing gymnastics or practicing ai…

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4 Tips to Keep Your Aging Parents Healthy

Taylor Swift just announced in a Tumblr post that her mother has been diagnosed with cancer. She revealed that the undisclosed cancer was revealed after a screening Taylor had asked her mom to order a…

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5 Dos and Don’ts for Using Technology in Your Workout

More and more people are working out with fitness apps to keep track of everything from time and pace to distance and calories burned. But using devices as the focus of a workout can get in the way of…

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Boost Your Energy by Feeding Your Mitochondria

They’re essential to energy, focus, vitality, and metabolism. And yet most of us have no idea how our mitochondria work. Here’s how to tune up your body’s quadrillions of “energy factories” so you can…

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100-Year-Old Tennessee Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

It was during a water-gun fight at her senior living facility over the summer that Ruby Holt told bystanders she had always wanted to see the ocean, which she had never visited in her century on this …

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These are the Cities You’ll Want to Live in When You’re Old

Raise your hand if you're tired of seeing the following headline, "Top [insert number here] Cities for Seniors." Assuming that most people reading this put their arm in the air, let's get one thing st…

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My Top 10 Life Lessons Learned in Half a Century

I woke up one day and…voilà! I'm 50 years old. In the words of the Talking Heads, "How did I get here?" Born in the middle of the night, two weeks late, I violently entered the world at nine and…

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