Proper diet and exercise are essential for leading a long and healthy life – but other factors, such as good respiratory health, can also play a significant role in one’s well-being.Read More
Longevity was in the news recently as a 114-year old Montana resident gained global attention for achieving the distinction of being the world’s oldest man.
In general, advances in medical technology and healthy lifestyle information have been helping Americans live longer than ever, although the large majority will still never make it to age 100.Read More
Life expectancy for Americans has been on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, as a result of medical advancements made during the last few decades.Read More
Despite the public perception that their services are reserved for those that are at death’s door, a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care specialists helped patients diagnosed with deadly cancers live beyond traditional expectations.Read More
Age is an important factor when it comes to pricing life insurance, because let’s face it, the older you are the higher the chance you may become sick or die. There are limitations on the age that a person can take out a policy, but as people continue to live longer, some insurers have increased their insurable ages up to the age of 90 or 95.Read More
Americans know the effects that smoking, drinking, poor diet and little exercise can have on one’s health, but the combination of all four can severely impact one’s life expectancy.Read More