Lesson 1: Aging Well


TED Talks – “Jane Fonda: Life’s Third Act”

Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy — and these years aren’t just a footnote. Jane Fonda asks how we can re-imagine this new phase of our lives.

Ted Talks – “Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+”

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and his team study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. In his talk, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100.

“The Blue Zones”

3 Videos based on Dan Buettner’s work and moderated by CNN reporter, Sanjay Gupta, MD. Includes interviews with centenarians around the world.

The Principles of Living Longer

The Art of Aging

The Secrets of Centenarians

YouTube – Health Literacy

Overview of Health Literacy. A video presentation prepared by the American Medical Association – long and short versions.


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