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With all the extraordinary breakthroughs in modern medicine, we’ve become a society conditioned to believe there’s a pill for every ill – we are seemingly always looking for the next quick fix.  So believe me, if there was a way to put exercise in a pill, not only would it be the most widely prescribed …

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Most everyone wants to live a healthy long life. Yet while we all recognize the value the physical aspects such as diet and exercise play, are we placing equal focus on the psychological components?  Growing evidence indicates that these emotional factors play an equally, if not more important role in how we live our lives. …

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When most people think about living long, living to the age of 100 or more is not usually what they have in mind. And believe it or not, nor was it likely expected of most centenarians either. But when you are among the longest-lived people on the planet, you are routinely asked how it happened. …

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Somewhat of a celebrity of sorts, some of you may remember one of my favorite Floridian friends, Elsa Hoffmann, 102, from her star role on the Barbara Walters special, How to Live to 150.  If not, she’s definitely a special centenarian you’ll never forget. When I first met Elsa, I couldn’t believe she was 102. …

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There has always been a fascination with living long and living well and having recently spent time in Italy, home to some of the longest living people in the world, many believe red wine and olive oil is the key. Yet while these ingredients definitely play a role, it’s more likely the lifestyle that surrounds …

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