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    Jan Garde is the founder of The Embassies of Good Living, based in Zurich, a global co-living concept that changes the way we perceive and experience later life. Jan Garde has worked in marketing and customer experience for more than 15 years, at companies including Jung von Matt, Mercedes Benz,...
    We’ve all heard the news: We’re on the brink of becoming a permanently more mature society (agewise if not in our behavior). The number of adults 65 and older in the US — about 52 million — has tripled in the past century, will exceed the number of youths...
    Constantly adjusting and tweaking my longevity-focused health routine based on what we are learning here every day is an on going process. This is what I am doing this month.Longevity supplements. I take 1 gram of Resveratrol every day. It went out of fashion a few years ago,...
    The focus on living longer and reducing aging has been with us humans since the day we started walking the earth. Vitamins, elixirs, charms and all manner of strange practices have claimed to slow or reverse the aging process and prevent age-related diseases.But so far, most of them are...
    Debra Hotaling is out to change how women explore: "I'm launching a project called Dareful that curates badass outdoor adventures like rock climbing and surfing for women —and men if they can roll with it — over 50."AGEIST: Why did you start Dareful?I was sitting in a marketing meeting...
    Designing for Age By Kelly LaPlanteAs a designer with 20 years under my belt, I've fashioned hundreds of areas for people to sit, recline, repose or otherwise take a load off. So as I’ve come across study after study, calling sitting “the new smoking” I can’t help but think: “Yikes!...
    I have noticed that when I'm with younger people they seem to treat me as more or less equal. It opens a possibility of a conversation, a moment in which I can learn from the other person. I have also noticed that on rare occasions, I pull out the...
    longevity lessons from a dancer This week we are asking Drea Sobke, dancer and pilates expert about the remarkable increase in career longevity of dancers. Wendy Whelan retired from the NY Ballet in her late 40s and now, at 51, has transitioned into modern dance. We were wondering if there were some useful...
    Have you ever felt the urge to frolic in an ice-cold mountain lake in winter, or relax at -165 degrees Fahrenheit in billowing clouds of liquid nitrogen?No? Me neither. But, have you ever wanted to live a longer, healthier life, with increased physical performance and an optimized mental state?...
    For billionaire philanthropist John Paul DeJoria, 74, longevity is all mental. He believes he'll live to between 125 and 150 years old — "Somewhere in there.""If when you were born, you told everyone they would live to 150 years old, you would live to that age," says John Paul....