Longevity

Homeless

Death by homelessness: Living on the streets cuts lives short, study finds – Cronkite News

Photo: Elizabeth DaCosta shares resources with Troy Burell as she conducts the annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count in downtown Phoenix. (File photo by Monserrat Apud/Cronkite News) Living on the streets isn’t just dangerous. It’s deadly, a new study finds. Older people who live in homeless shelters, encampments or without traditional housing are 3.5 times more likely

Aging

Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age – Associated Press

Photo: Richard Soller holds the medal he won in the 200 meter final at the National Senior Games In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. Without a hint of breathlessness, he says: “I

Social Security and You

Happy Birthday to Me – Tom Margenau

I’m submitting this column to the newspapers on my birthday. I was born June 22, 1949. That makes me 73 years old. And I’m kind of surprised I made it this far. Why? Because I didn’t inherit the best of genes. My dad died at the age of 47. He had six brothers. And of

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