Live To Be 100
These days, more and more of us have a chance of achieving a ripe old age. According to Statistics Canada, people over 79 are expected to be the fastest-growing population group in Canada over the next few decades. By 2051 the number of centenarians is expected to rise to 57,000. That’s right, you may very well live to be 100.
The bad news? In old age, many of us are likely to deal with debilitating health problems such as heart disease, cancer and arthritis. But these healthy problems don’t have to be inevitable. A growing body of research points out that it’s never too late to make lifestyle changes that increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. Here’s the latest on how to turn back the clock: