If you knew you'd live to 100, how would you change your life today?

Author: Dr. Eric Plasker

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Drink Up!

We all know that our body is made of mostly water and it’s important to drink enough fluids, preferably water, each day. The question is

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100 Year Stories

Service Above Self

So here’s a really interesting story – or two. Centenarian Robert “Bob” Gast from Warsaw, Indiana first appeared in a story about how this Rotarian

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Fitness

The Wim Hof Way

At first glance, it looks like an extreme sport. On closer look, yes, professional athletes are participating, but so are people with chronic, debilitating illnesses,

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Environment 100

Social Habits and Life Spans

The first mammals evolved during the age of the dinosaur, about 190 million years ago. However, it wasn’t until 2023 that longevity researchers determined social

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100 Year Stories

Partying with Her Chiropractor

Helen Malicki made big plans for her 100th birthday party. She and 99 of her closest friends will be celebrating a life filled with struggles,

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Environment 100

The Science Behind Earthing

Earthing, or grounding as it is also known, involves things that we all did as kids. Walking barefoot, laying down in the grass or sand,

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Super Depressing

There is a link between antidepressant use and deadly “superbugs,” (defined as a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs) according to

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100 Year Stories

Not Like a Lot of People

When interviewed by her local paper a day before her 100th birthday, Mary T. Alexander told the reporter, “I’m not like a lot of people.”

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Change Your Life

Our Shared Future?

According to a 2023 UN Report entitled “Leaving No One Behind In An Ageing World,” our shared future is of a world that is aging,

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100 Year Stories

Still Motivated, Still Curious

Some people consider themselves lucky to live to 74. Stanley Sacks has been practicing law for that long. And at 100 years old, he is

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100 Year Lifestyle Essentials

Explore Your Longevity Potential

Now is the time to explore your longevity potential!   Nearly 30 years ago, Max came to my office as a 98-year-old man who was

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The Core of Your Core

Everyone in the fitness world is talking about the importance of a healthy core. Your core is the center of gravity of your body. It

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100 Year Stories

A Story to Tell

Centenarian Steve Gatensbury has written and self-published 36 books since his retirement in 1989. They range from historical to poetry. Clearly, Steve is a man

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100 Year Stories

Responsible for Something Good

“I’m glad I’m responsible for something good.” That was Adele Samuelson’s response when asked about her sense of humor that has been passed down through

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Change Your Life

How Do You Define Independent?

February is National Senior Independence Month. The people who created this month did so to “allow senior citizens and community members to share resources that

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100 Year Stories

One Passionate Player

The game of bowls or lawn bowling in England can be traced back to the 12th century. Today it’s even more popular among young and

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100 Year Stories

If That Isn’t Love…

If that isn’t love, then what is? Love was in the air when San Francisco 49ers’ George Kittle brought his grandmother on the field for

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For the Love of Chocolate

February is the month of love…and chocolate. And it’s not just because chocolate is considered to be an essential Valentine’s Day gift. February is actually

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100 Year Stories

Value the Day

Clarence Arens is very clear. For this centenarian, getting up every morning and moving makes him value the day. He starts his day by exercising,

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100 Year Stories

What Else Can I Do?

What else can I do to contribute to society? That’s the question Peter Davies asked himself. The answer was volunteer helping children at a local

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Purpose Gives Life Meaning

It was Charles Henry Parkhurst who said that “purpose is what gives life meaning.” Purpose is your main life motivation – the reason you get

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100 Year Stories

Gloria Got a Tattoo

  When Gloria Weberg turned 100, what did she do to celebrate? She got a tattoo. Or, rather, another tattoo. The fact is, Gloria got

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100 Year Stories

Benefitting Old and Young

At this time, countries have an unprecedented opportunity to create aging societies based on healthy longevity. Clearly, benefitting both old and young. These are the

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100 Year Stories

Another Good Reason for Good Posture

As if there weren’t already enough, here’s another good reason for good posture! Scientists in Japan conducted a study regarding older people’s posture and found

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Chiropractic

Health Care Is Rising

Health Care is Rising. As the U.S. and many other nations try to figure out how to pay for the challenges of the aging population,

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100 Year Stories

Kicking Up Your Heels

According to 100-year-old Marlys Mueller, kicking up your heels, or specifically in her case, square dancing, is one of the keys to healthy longevity. According

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Lifestyle Care Continuum

Avoid This Dangerous Combination

Alcohol and prescription drugs are a dangerous combination. While celebrities are the most popular victims, too many people are affected by this bad combination. This

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Brain, Nervous System

The Brain-Body Connection

You were born to be healthy. From the moment of conception, your body was given the blueprints and the innate intelligence to live an active,

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