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September 4, 2019

Want a Longevity Diet? Go Blue.

…what’s the secret? According to author, speaker and National Geographic fellow Buettner, we can look to the Blue Zones for our answers. (Blue Zones are areas with the world’s longest-lived…

December 17, 2013

WATCH: If You Want to Stay Healthy, Forget the Gym

  In the Blue Zones are parts of the world – small towns, tiny islands – it’s not so unusual for people to live to 100; most Blue Zoners live…

October 24, 2012

Can America’s Reading Matter Tell Us Who’ll Win the Election?

…map shows a crimson tide rolling across the South and up the Midwest and then colliding with a blue western border. The northeastern states are a semicircle of blue. Why…

October 2, 2017

Who Should Design Tools for Older People?

…has decided to return to a previous career teaching English as a Second Language—that is, after the Blue Ridge Labs fellowship is over. Photos: KT Gillett / Blue Ridge Labs…

June 3, 2015

Look Who’s Spraying the Town Red, Green, Blue…

The cops might be looking for Banksy, but they’re likely to take it easy on a crew of graffiti artists who’ve been spraying up a storm in the streets of…

November 6, 2016

A Senior’s Guide to Sex Without Intercourse

…relaxing end in itself. Either way, it’s fine! Explore new erogenous zones. Our erogenous zones can change as we age. The way to discover what turns you on now is…

March 10, 2014

Dr. Roger Landry’s Rx for Aging: Live Long, Die Short

…make a difference – we saw that with smoking once we knew it was harmful. Now our perceptions of older adults need to change. In Dan Buettner’s book, ”Blue Zones,”…

January 3, 2016

The Best of 2015 on Senior Planet

…volunteers. Watch. A Longevity Diet? Learning From the Blue Zones Dan Buettner is a Blue Zones expert who’s been studying those rare places on our planet where people tend to…

June 29, 2016

Bulletin Board: Casting Call

…Life? A casting company is looking for Anthem Blue Cross members anywhere in the US who are over 65 and have started to do something that they’ve always dreamed of…

April 4, 2014

Why Computers Make Us Feel Stupid & How to Get Around It

…screen, and then the blue screen of not quite death but serious, possibly terminal illness appeared. A whole page of white text on the blue screen was telling me that…

May 20, 2014

WATCH: “An & Ria’s First Flight”

  Two women in their 70s go way outside of their comfort zones when they agree to fly for the first time in their lives. Ria has never flown because…

January 24, 2020

“Pop Up” Out of a Comfort Zone

Have you ever stood in front of complete strangers as you ready yourself to belt out your best rendition of Randy Garibay’s “Barbacoa Blues”? Or sat behind the controller of…

January 1, 2018

Arthur C. Clarke Predicted Our Now. How Did He Do?

…time zones “In the global village of the future it will be like living in one small town where at any time, one third of your friends will be asleep…

September 17, 2014

LIVE STREAM: “Say No to Aging as Decline” With Dr. Roger Landry

…smashing the stereotypes society has about aging. Dr. Landry will discuss his 10 steps for aging well, drawing on research from the Blue Zones; offer strategies for keeping our brains…

May 19, 2017

The Zen of Swimming

…and glide off into the bright blue buoyant world, swimming back and forth at whatever relaxing or invigorating pace I feel like taking that day..” I want to break the…