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Longevity

Tony Buettner with the Blue Zones Project speaks in Breckenridge for The Longevity Project

February 28, 2018 — On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Summit Daily News presented speaker Tony Buettner, with the Blue Zones Project, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. More than 300 people attended "The Longevity Project" event, which also featured a Q&A session with health experts. To find the path

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

February 28, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the final installment in a four-part series. Eighty-three-year-old Anne Crane sits in her Frisco home with her cat, Winnie. "She was found in a Winnebago, so I named her Winnie," Crane says while scratching the 3-year-old feline behind the ear. Winnie

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

February 28, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the third installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News. Read Part 1: What's the secret behind Colorado mountain towns' peerless longevity? Part 2: Is Summit County a Blue Zone, a designation for areas around the world that have a

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VIDEO: Summit County seniors share their tips on living a longer, healthier life

February 28, 2018 — In the month of February, the Summit Daily News produced a four-part series on longevity in the mountains, running on Fridays in print and online features that included multiple videos. The Longevity Project finished on Tuesday, Feb. 27, with a speaker event featuring Tony Buettner

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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 28, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the second installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News. Read Part 1 here. Marie Zdechlik lives in a house with a red-tiled roof off of Fifth Avenue in Frisco. She blows snow off her walkway by herself. She

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

February 28, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the first installment in a four-part series from the Summit Daily News. Additional parts will appear each Friday this month. Find more information on the Longevity Project and the rest of the series here. Chuck Kauffman can't sit still. Even at

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The key to longevity is lifestyle habits

February 28, 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

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Summit County seniors like to ‘get after it’

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content From outdoor recreation to quality time with friends, local seniors are meeting all the healthy habits attributed to longevity Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by the Summit County Community and Senior Center and Summit County Senior Citizens Whether they're cross-country skiing, gardening,

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“Vacations are just what the doctor ordered”

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content Research shows that vacations provide stress relief that's critical to longevity Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Breckenridge Grand Vacations Work is consistently ranked as one of the highest causes of stress for Americans, yet workers often let too many of their

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5 ways creative arts promotes health and longevity

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Breckenridge Creative Arts Have you ever let wet clay run through your fingers in a pottery class and felt its silky texture soothe your soul and calm your mind? Or, maybe you've experienced a stressful

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For healthy wine consumption, look to the grape

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content Certain red wine grape varietals deliver antioxidants that are linked to disease prevention Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Base Came Liquors If you want to live a long life, sure you should exercise and not overeat, but you should also enjoy

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For optimal health and wellness, focus on the whole person

February 27, 2018 — Sponsored Content Nourishing the mind, body and spirit are important components of longevity Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by St. Anthony Summit Medical Center There's no single secret to longevity — those who live the longest in this world share several lifestyle habits that

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Active High Country seniors nominated for The Longevity Project

January 30, 2018 — As part of our Longevity Project — a four-part editorial series and a live event in Breckenridge — the Summit 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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Buy tickets to hear longevity expert speak in Breckenridge on the secrets to a long life

January 29, 2018 — Why does Summit 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 Tuesday, Feb. 27 during the Summit Daily News' "The Longevity Project" event at the

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Summit Daily News to host longevity event, book discussion next month

January 28, 2018 — Why does Summit 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 Tuesday, Feb. 27 during the Summit Daily News' "The Longevity Project" event at the

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2017 Year in Review: Great health news for Summit County, but at a steep cost

December 29, 2017 — Editor's note: The Summit Daily is counting down the top stories of 2017. 2017 was a banner year for physical health in Summit County, which was crowned the healthiest county in the nation in several key categories. However, great health comes at a steep cost,

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Summit County has the highest life expectancy in the nation, according to new study

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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Summit County ranks eight in the state for health outcomes, report says

April 11, 2017 — Summit County earned high marks in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's annual report on health statistics, coming in eighth out of the 58 Colorado counties graded for health outcomes and ninth for health factors. That puts Summit slightly behind the other ski country counties of

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Summit County has had lowest cancer mortality rate in the nation for decades

January 27, 2017 — Summit County has had the lowest cancer mortality rate in the nation for more than 30 years, according to an extensive new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Summit's cancer death rate was the lowest of any other county in 1980

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