Next Avenue: Can your community help you to live longer?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a series on trends and insights regarding healthy longevity by the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging.

New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner has traveled the globe visiting the places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy long, full lives, areas dubbed “Blue Zones.” The National Geographic Fellow founded Blue Zones LLC to help people live longer, healthier and happier lives by improving their environments. In an interview with the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, Buettner discusses how American cities can become places that older adults choose to reside, the importance of positive outlook and how we do have choices in how we age.

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