When It Comes to Longevity, We Should Look to the East, Not the West

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When It Comes to Longevity, We Should Look to the East, Not the West

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Nora Super
Nora Super

The longevity era has arrived—and it looks different to your grandparents’ generation.

If you’re 65 years old today and living in a developed country, you can expect to live for about another 19 years (age 83 if you’re a man and 86 if you’re a woman). This is up more than five years since 1960—and those are just the averages. Between 1990 and 2015, the number of centenarians worldwide increased more than fourfold to nearly half a million, according to United Nations estimates.

Read the full article on Quartz here.

Published December 12, 2018