Imagine all of the things you could accomplish and see in life if you had 100 years. Imagine the places you could travel, great grandchildren (maybe even great-great grandchildren) you could meet, and advances in technology and society that you would see.
With the current life expectancy in the US at roughly 77 years, it is not impossible to picture a world where most people live to be 100 or older. In the early 1900’s the life expectancy was only 50 years old. With advances in medical technology, treatments for diseases, and nutrition, among other factors, we could reach the 100 years age mark sooner than you think.
There have been a lot of articles and research regarding traits of individuals who live to be a centenarian. Check out a few interesting (and sometimes strange!) factors that could contribute to your chances of living to be 100 years old:
While we can’t guarantee you will live to be 100, we can guarantee quality Maine home care services to our clients that will improve your quality of life. With branches throughout New England, MAS Home Care can provide services for individuals with chronic illness, disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, or those in need of recuperative care. Hopefully with a gentle hand, you will feel well enough to make it to 100!