Published by Taylor Financial Group
According to Healthview, the average U.S. life expectancy is age 87 for men and age 89 for women. And life expectancy is likely to increase over time. With the help of modern medicine, improved nutrition, available research, and health-conscious apps and technology, the trend of being healthy and increased longevity is among us. The long-standing research conducted by the National Institute on Aging has provided valuable information and insight regarding the aging process, and how lifestyle choices affect life expectancy.
Want to figure out how you can live to 100? The truth is, there are no sure answers. But, Dr. Thomas Perls, the founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study, created the Life Expectancy Calculator, which is based on scientifically supported research. This valuable resource allows you to obtain detailed insight into your current lifestyle and health habits, and how your choices reflect your age expectancy. The calculator also allows you to track your past answers, and receive a personalized to-do list for yourself and your physician, as well as suggested recommendations. It only takes 5-10 minutes to complete. Stop what you’re doing right now and take some time to complete the Life Expectancy Calculator by clicking here. Go ahead… we will wait.
Wasn’t that cool!!! Now you know what steps you should take to get yourself on track to living a healthier, longer life. Believe it or not, this can also help with your financial planning because it can give you the perspective you need to invest and plan for a long life.
Do you have questions about how your life expectancy may affect your investment strategies, your long-term care needs, or your retirement? Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
-Living to 100, Life Expectancy Calculator, by Dr. Thomas Perls, 2017.
-New England Centenarian Study, by Boston University School of Medicine, June 15, 2015.
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