Preparing For Your Much Longer Life - Actions You Can Take Now to Make Sure its Fulfilling

This article is probably is relevant for everyone who is taking rapamycin.

What things are you doing now, with the anticipation of a much longer healthier life?

How are you planning now, and what actions are you taking now, for a fulfilling and healthy life of 110 or 120 years?

Here is what the article suggests:

Plan to work longer and differently.

…Consider a “glide path” into retirement that involves decreasing work hours gradually over a period of years. Look into educational opportunities that allow you to learn new skills or redirect your career path. Or try a “returnship,” a twist on an internship that incentivizes retirees to return to the workplace to share expertise and alleviate labor shortages.

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Change how you save money.

…look at the arithmetic and factor in decades of no income. Referring to the research of John Shoven, professor emeritus of economics and a founding faculty member at the Center on Longevity, Carstensen cautions: “You can’t save enough in 40 years of work to support yourself for another 30.”

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Exercise, exercise, exercise.

One of the most important ways you can prepare for a longer life now is to maintain health and functional mobility with regular exercise.

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Hang on to friends.

…Midlife for many is packed with child-rearing and the most productive years of work. Consequently, close friendships are often deprioritized. That’s a risky move, according to Carstensen. She recommends making an effort to put friendship high on your list, especially during your busiest years, when it’s at risk of slipping away. …

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Envision a good longer life.

… think about 90- and 100-year lives now , and make plans that take advantage of those extra 30 years throughout their lives. Pick up a new sport at 40, go back to school at 50, start a new career at 60.

Read the full Article from Stanford U. Alumni Magazine:

And be sure to review the Stanford Longevity Center’s “New Map of Life”

The 100-year life is here. We’re not ready.

Download a Summary of the Report “The New Map of Life” from the Stanford University Longevity Center:

Full Report “The New Map of Life” here:

The Stanford Longevity Center has many good publications that seem to be good for anyone planning a much longer, healthier life than is the norm:



“People in their 80s who are thriving have several things in common, including a lifetime of healthful and nurturing environments, access to medical care, education, meaningful relationships, physical activity, nutrition, and engagement with people”