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  • Her Liver is 100
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 23, 2023

    Sally Jacobson just had a birthday party for her liver. Sally is only 78, but her liver is 100 years old. Really. If you’re thinking you’re too old for something – anything – this story should give you a reason to look at things differently.  Sally’s Story In […]

  • Established 1923
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 18, 2023

    Maurine Loopstra proudly wears her new post workout jersey that reads “Maurine 100 Established 1923.” Maurine turned 100 on a Tuesday. On Wednesday she was back in the pool at her local YMCA. Maurine has been attending the 10 a.m. water aerobics class at her local Y in […]

  • Vitamin Sea
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 16, 2023

    For many of us, the minute the weather gets warm we start thinking about a vacation at the ocean. We can’t seem to get enough Vitamin Sea! The sun, the sand, the salt water – all spell relaxation and rejuvenation. But there’s more. There are some serious health […]

  • Just Smile
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 11, 2023

    When asked about his life, Angelo Capritta says, “I just smile about all the different things that happened to me.” At 100 years old, this centenarian has experienced a lot of different things, including being front and center at the Battle of the Bulge. An independent […]

  • Healthspan vs Lifespan
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 9, 2023

      As the Longevity Industrial Complex continues to grow by leaps and bounds, new language – more nuanced language – is being used to talk about longevity. Perhaps the most disturbing conversation is around “healthspan” vs “lifespan.” At 100 Year Lifestyle, for […]

  • Fighting Off Infections
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 7, 2023

    A new study finds that the secret to living to 100 and beyond is having lots of experience fighting off infections. It appears that those bugs and viruses can be good for us…particularly in the long run. Super Strong The study conducted by researchers at Boston University […]

  • Instagram’s Dancing Nana
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 4, 2023

    On Instagram she’s known as the dancing nana. Whether she’s doing the tush push at a family wedding or tap dancing at a local restaurant or community event, Shirley Goodman never stops moving.  Keep Moving At 100 years old, she still enjoys twirling on the dance floor. […]

  • Get a Pet, Live Longer
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 3, 2023

    Get a pet, live longer. According to the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), it’s a fact. Not only do pets add life to our days but they add days to our lives. All Good The science shows that pet ownership can have positive effects on our emotional, […]

  • Don’t Stop Flossing
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on May 2, 2023

    Everyone knows that good dental hygiene is important. Keep brushing your teeth, don’t stop flossing, and see your dentist for regular cleanings. Do these things and you’ll have a pretty smile and keep your own teeth for, ideally, your entire life. However, according to […]

  • Gardening – The Longevity Hobby
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 25, 2023

    Nonagenarians and centenarians living in the Blue Zones all have several things in common, including their shared hobby. According to Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones, these folks all enjoy gardening, the healthy longevity hobby. Benefits Gardening gets you out in […]

  • Healthier Going In, Healthier Coming Out
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 23, 2023

    Life happens. No matter how careful you are and how well you plan, accidents happen. The healthier you are going into an accident, the healthier you will be coming out. Meaning, you’ll be stronger, heal more easily, and likely not be as affected as someone who wasn’t […]

  • 100 Harvests and Counting
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 20, 2023

    Earl Mallinger has been involved in harvests since the age of 3 or 4. That puts him at 100 harvests and counting. Earl is 105, and still farming sugarbeets in Oslo, Minnesota. By the way, he’s also Oslo’s oldest and longest resident. Earl was born in 1917. That was the […]

  • Dancing Through Life
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 13, 2023

    Eileen Kramer has been dancing through life for 108 years now…and counting. This Australian dancer and “all-around creative powerhouse” began dancing 90 years ago. Still, today, she finds no difficulty in doing daily movement exercises. These exercises involve […]

  • Brain Food
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 11, 2023

    It is a fact that food is medicine, and we are what we eat. However, many people don’t realize that the phrase “brain food” is real. You really can eat to improve your mind. Global Emergency Every day we hear news about some public figure or someone in our family or […]

  • She’s Got the Moves
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 6, 2023

    Jean Bailey, 102,  has been a fitness instructor for three years. She’s got the moves and enthusiastically guides others four times a week in seated aerobics. Her future plans? Jean says, “When I get old, I’ll quit.” Motivate and Move Jean started the exercise […]

  • Spring Sports Injuries
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on April 4, 2023

    Spring is in the air and kids and adults alike are excited to get outside! Unfortunately, that also means spring sports injuries, many of which can be prevented. Just one injury can ruin your season and keep you sidelined. In particular, the issues surrounding head […]

  • The Wisdom of 100 Centenarians
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 30, 2023

    Even 10 years ago it wouldn’t have been likely that you’d find an article asking 100 centenarians from around the world for their tips on a life well lived. Today things have changed. Centenarians are the fastest growing segment of the population in the US, and across […]

  • Art Form and Sport
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 28, 2023

    Tony Hawk has been quoted as saying that “skateboarding is an art form, a lifestyle, and a sport.”  Known as “Birdman” to his friends and admiring fans, Tony was among the first pioneers of skateboarding. While he’s retired professionally, he still rides at age […]

  • Drink Up!
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 26, 2023

    We all know that our body is made of mostly water and it’s important to drink enough fluids, preferably water, each day. The question is – do you? If you haven’t been diligent about staying hydrated, it’s time to make that important change. According to a new […]

  • Service Above Self
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 23, 2023

    So here’s a really interesting story – or two. Centenarian Robert “Bob” Gast from Warsaw, Indiana first appeared in a story about how this Rotarian was delivering Mobile Meals to those in need in his community. Taking the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self” to […]

  • The Wim Hof Way
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 21, 2023

    At first glance, it looks like an extreme sport. On closer look, yes, professional athletes are participating, but so are people with chronic, debilitating illnesses, and regular folks with desk jobs. So just who is Wim Hof, what’s his method about, and is it for you? […]

  • Social Habits and Life Spans
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 19, 2023

      The first mammals evolved during the age of the dinosaur, about 190 million years ago. However, it wasn’t until 2023 that longevity researchers determined social habits and life spans are evolutionarily entwined in mammals. In other words, people (and other mammals) […]

  • Partying with Her Chiropractor
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 16, 2023

    Helen Malicki made big plans for her 100th birthday party. She and 99 of her closest friends will be celebrating a life filled with struggles, laughter, and love. Who did she invite to help her celebrate her big day? Helen will be partying with her chiropractor! Keep Moving […]

  • The Science Behind Earthing
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 14, 2023

    Earthing, or grounding as it is also known, involves things that we all did as kids. Walking barefoot, laying down in the grass or sand, and swimming in lakes or the ocean. No one needed to tell us the benefits of doing these things. It was just fun! As we age, many of us […]

  • Super Depressing
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 12, 2023

    There is a link between antidepressant use and deadly “superbugs,” (defined as a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs) according to new research out of Australia. As if the increased use of antidepressants wasn’t enough, this new […]

  • Not Like a Lot of People
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 9, 2023

    When interviewed by her local paper a day before her 100th birthday, Mary T. Alexander told the reporter, “I’m not like a lot of people.” She’s clearly right. Few black women born a century ago in Mobile, Alabama earned a college degree in 1943, and later a […]

  • Best Exercise for Healthy Longevity
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 7, 2023

    Without a doubt, exercise – moving your body with the intention to improve health and fitness – should be part of everyone’s lifestyle. But with all the different options and fads, which is the best exercise for achieving healthy longevity?  Blue Zone Advice […]

  • Our Shared Future?
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 5, 2023

      According to a 2023 UN Report entitled “Leaving No One Behind In An Ageing World,” our shared future is of a world that is aging, and thus changing in “fundamental ways.” This aging population is a global issue, with an anticipated 1.6 billion people anticipated […]

  • Adaptability is My Superpower
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on March 2, 2023

    Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt is truly one of a kind. She’s a 103-year-old nun who wakes up at 5 a.m. and starts her day with prayers and reading the Gospel on her iPad. She says she is comfortable with technology. “I’ve always said, ‘If you’re not moving forward, […]

  • Still Motivated, Still Curious
    by Dr. Eric Plasker on February 28, 2023

    Some people consider themselves lucky to live to 74. Stanley Sacks has been practicing law for that long. And at 100 years old, he is still practicing, still motivated, and still curious about his profession and about life. Record Setting According to the Virginia State […]

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