525: The genetics of longevity & how to live to 122 | William J. Kole, editor and foreign correspondent

The mindbodygreen Podcast

Feb 5 2024 • 47 mins

“No conversation about lifespan is complete without a discussion of healthspan," says William J. Kole William, a veteran reporter, editor, and foreign correspondent, joins us to discuss how to stay healthy and mobile well into your 80s, 90s, and even 100s of years, plus: - Common themes with the longest living humans (~00:08) - How much of a role does genetics play? (~01:31) - Lifestyle methods that make a difference in longevity (~04:48) - The power of a positive attitude (~07:01) - The dangers of loneliness (~10:20) - Why we should prioritize intergenerational connections (~15:18) - The role of retirement in longevity (~19:05) - What we can learn from Jane Goodall (~21:26) - Why you should never stop learning (~23:54)   - The power of purpose (~27:23) - The link between faith, prayer & longevity (~29:59) - Should aging be classified as a disease? (~34:00) - The future of immunotherapy (~36:20) - How radiopharmaceuticals change the longevity game (~41:21) - What William has changed based on his research (~42:49) Visit shop.mindbodygreen.com/whey20 to get 20% off whey protein isolate+. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Referenced in the episode: - William's book, The Big 100. - New England Centenarian Study. - Livingto100.com - A study on positive attitudes & longevity. - The Centenarian Portrait Project. - mbg Podcast episode #504, with Ellen Langer, Ph.D. - mbg Podcast episodes #363, #217 & #170, with David Sinclair, Ph.D. - Cleerly. - mbg Podcast episode #344, with Lisa Miller, Ph.D. - Research on depressive feelings & higher resource communities. We hope you enjoy this episode, and feel free to watch the full video onYouTube! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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