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Longevity

The key to longevity is lifestyle habits

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content While there's no foolproof way to ensure a long life, our choices along the way have a lot to do with it Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Colorado mountain resort communities have some of the highest life expectancies in

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In orthopaedic care, a focus on activity preservation

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content Keeping people doing the activities they love is an essential contributor to overall health and longevity Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Vail-Summit Orthopaedics Following orthopedic surgery, the majority of patients are interested in one specific outcome: returning to the activities

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Regular massage therapy has long-term benefits

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content The benefits of massage are linked to the same healthy habits practiced by the world's longest living populations Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Simply Massage While massage has typically been considered an alternative medicine, doctors are increasingly prescribing it as

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Why giving up some independence helps aging people gain

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content One of the keys to longevity is living a life with purpose Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Castle Peak Senior Care Community As people age, everyday tasks such as cooking and cleaning start to require a lot more energy, leaving

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The Longevity Project | Part 4: Colorado mountain towns struggle to accomodate a surge of seniors

February 26, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the final installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News and the Vail Daily. Find previous articles at http://www.vaildaily.com/longevity. Eighty-three-year-old Anne Crane sits in her Frisco home with her cat, Winnie. "She was found in a Winnebago, so I

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The Longevity Project | Part 3: Despite nation-leading longevity, Colorado mountain communities face significant health challenges

February 19, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the third installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News and the Vail Daily. The final part of the series will appear in print on Tuesday, Feb. 27. If you missed it, read The Longevity Project | Part 2: How do

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Edwards ranks third in U.S. for growth in senior population, according to Newgeography analysis

February 14, 2018 — Colorado’s mountains aren’t the only places showing more white on top. Residents of the resort towns below are graying at some of the fastest rates in the country. Steamboat Springs, Edwards and Breckenridge ranked first, third and fourth, respectively, for the biggest gains in their

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Active High Country seniors nominated for The Longevity Project

February 13, 2018 — As part of our Longevity Project — a four-part editorial series and a live event in Vail — the Vail Daily recently asked residents in Summit and Eagle counties to submit nominations for their favorite active seniors living in the mountains. Here are those nominations:

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The Longevity Project | Part 2: How do Colorado’s long-lived mountain towns stack up to the rest of the world?

February 13, 2018 — Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a four-part series from the Vail Daily.

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The Longevity Project | Part 1: Why do residents of Colorado’s mountain towns live longer than anyone else in the country?

February 5, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the first installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News and the Vail Daily. Additional parts will appear each Tuesday through the month of February. Chuck Kauffman can't sit still. Even at 81, Kauffman is more adventurous than most.

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Buy tickets to hear longevity expert speak in Vail on the secrets to a long life

January 24, 2018 — Why do Eagle County and other prosperous Colorado mountain counties have the highest life expectancy in the country? Speaker Tony Buettner, with the Blue Zones Project, will provide science-based answers on Wednesday, Feb. 28, during the Vail Daily’s “The Longevity Project” event at Vail Mountain

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Study: Eagle County has third-highest life expectancy in nation; Summit first

May 8, 2017 — Summit County's life expectancy is the highest in the nation, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In 2014, the latest year that data is available, Summit's expected longevity was 86.83 years. That narrowly edged out the neighboring

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Live in Eagle County and live longer, better

July 26, 2011 — In Eagle County, we live longer and we live better than almost anyone else in the United States. Eagle County men can expect to live to 79.1 years old, up from 72.8 in 1987. Eagle County women will live to 83.1, up from 79.6 in

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