5/27/2014 – Living to 100?

May 27, 2014 Comments Off by

It turns out that living to 100 is a real possibility for many of us in our 70s and for half of kids now in preschool.

The 2012 Census reported about 53,000 centenarians in the U.S., but the numbers are growing rapidly. It’s projected that by 2040, there will be nearly a million centenarians (80% of them women), and that number will exceed a million by 2050! Laura Carstensen, founding director of Stanford’s Center on Longevity, believes even these may be conservative estimates.

Read the full article at Huffington Post.



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