Longevity blues: learning from people in the world who live the longest

Blue zones are areas on the planet with the highest number of centenarians. People in these areas not only reach and live past 100, but they do it with a surprisingly good quality of health. The stories one hears from people in the blue zones are quite surprising. In Loma Linda, California, Frank Shearer still likes…… Continue reading Longevity blues: learning from people in the world who live the longest

Reflections on longevity

Since 2004, journalist and explorer Dan Buettner has been studying the longest lived populations in the world. These people live in areas called “blue zones”. These are places where people tend to live exceptionally long lives, many living past 100. They also enjoy impressive health and vitality until a ripe old age. The stories of the individuals…… Continue reading Reflections on longevity