• The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer - And Better

    6 monthes ago - By Time

    Old age demands to be taken very seriously-and it usually gets its way. It's hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, increasing frailty, rising disease risk and falling cognitive faculties. Then there's the unavoidable matter of the end of consciousness and the self-death, in other words-that's drawing closer and closer. It's the rare person who can confront the final decline with flippancy or ease. That, as it turns out, might be our first mistake.
    Humans are not alone in facing the ultimate reckoning, but we're the only species-as far as we know-who spends its...
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