May 5, 2014

60 Minutes, Living to 90 and Beyond

I smiled, I laughed, and I was fascinated by these wonderful people all 90+ years of age. They sent all of us a wonderful message - continue to live your life.

Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Claudia Kawas, UC Irvine
Claudia Kawas, UC Irvine
The first segment (video) was of people who are living and thriving at a very old age.

The second segment of Living to 90 and Beyond is about Alzheimer's and dementia. I guarantee you will be surprised and amazed.

This is well worth watching and discussing in the Alzheimer's community.

I found both segments very interesting, and I would be interesting in learning your reaction.

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"People who exercised definitely lived longer than people who didn't exercise. As little as 15 minutes a day on average made a difference. Forty-five was the best. Even three hours didn't beat 45 minutes a day."

For a transcript of the show and more information follow the link.

Living to 90 and Beyond

What factors determine which of us will make it past age 90? Lesley Stahl reports on a groundbreaking study that has revealed some unexpected findings.

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