In my last blog I highlighted the ongoing, already successful studies for a longevity pill or a new treatment (gene therapy) for a longer life span. I predicted that some time, within the next 25 years, there is going to be a scientific breakthrough with a massive jump in our longevity. We will add more years to the average life span than we’ve been able to add in all the millennia of evolution. We may very well find ourselves with a life span closer to 140 years.
With this news, what can you do to prepare for such a scientific breakthrough and for those additional years of living? And what does it really mean for you? I always go back to Hemingway’s quote, “First, you must last.” For baby boomers, it means that we need to redouble our efforts to remain in good physical and emotional health. That means eating healthy and exercising regularly, plus becoming more aware of the areas of potential decline.
At age 30, your lung function begins to decline. At age 40, you begin to lose muscle mass and gain fat. At age 45, […]