Category: Live To 100

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Study Shows Meditation Helps Slow Down Mild Cognitive Impairment

Study Shows Meditation Helps Slow Down Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mental decline is creeping up on us as we get older but there are ways that people can do to reduce the rate it’s going. Age as when cognitive decline begins is changing due to several factors like the environment, and interventions. A study suggests that meditation, a practice where a person focuses the mind...

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Older Women are Getting Drunker Than Ever Before

Older Women are Getting Drunker Than Ever Before

A recent study by the national Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, shows that women over the age of 60 are drinking more than ever before. These women are binge drinking at an increased rate year after year. Researcher Rosalind Breslow of the NIAAA studied drinking patterns among 65,000 men and women 60 and older...

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This Web-based Tool Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

This Web-based Tool Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Cancer patients rarely complain about the side effects of chemotherapy, which could help nurses and doctors adjust medication based on this feedback. A recent study found that patients who used a simple web-based system, accessible via tablet or smart phone, to report any side efffects from the chemotherapy, on average lived 5 months longer than...

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Foot mat may help predict who will get a common diabetes complication

Foot mat may help predict who will get a common diabetes complication

By Lisa Rapaport An experimental foot-temperature monitoring system might one day be able to detect when diabetic patients are developing foot ulcers, a common complication that can lead to infections and amputations, a small study suggests. Diabetic foot ulcers typically develop on the bottom of the big toe or the ball of the foot, often...

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Chocolate tied to decreased risk of irregular heart rhythm

Chocolate tied to decreased risk of irregular heart rhythm

By Andrew M. Seaman   Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, according to a new study of people in Denmark. People who ate chocolate one to three times per month were about 10 percent less likely to...

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This 81 Year Old Legend Is Fitter Than Most 30 Year Olds

This 81 Year Old Legend Is Fitter Than Most 30 Year Olds

Photo via ESPN Yep that’s right… he’s more fit than kids less than half his age. Who am I talking about? Well the golf legend Gary Player of course. What’s his secret to aging so well you ask? Player has a strict regime he’s followed forever. It all begins with his Green Juice, a mix...

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If You Live Longer, Will You Be Able To Afford It?

If You Live Longer, Will You Be Able To Afford It?

Life expectancy in the U.S. continues to rise, and is at an all-time high. Currently Americans on average are living to the ripe young age of 79. And this number is actually musch lower than 53 other countries. The people of Monaco currently live to an average age off 90. As advancements in health care...

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30 Surprising Signs You’ll Live To 100

30 Surprising Signs You’ll Live To 100

Do you really want to live to 100? If so, the things you eat and the way you live, play a huge factor on your changes of hitting the “Century Club”. “Centenarians—folks who make it into the triple digits—aren’t such an exclusive club anymore, increasing 51% from 1990 to 2000.” Many factors have lead to...

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7 Foods to Keep You Young

7 Foods to Keep You Young

As one who has visited the fountain of youth in Saint Augustine, Florida. I can assure you, that there is no magical stream of water that is going to keep you young. But there are certain items, that can help your body fight the aging process. 1. Olive Oil Olive oil contains monounsaturated fats, which...

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Aim High to Live Forever!

Aim High to Live Forever!

Well… maybe not forever. But research published in Psychological Science, shows that having a purpose in life, can add years to it. A sense of purpose, is one of the key factors of longevity. We have all heard stories of elderly couples dying days apart. Known as broken heart syndrome, the death of a spouse is one...