Great link! I especially like how, at the end, the speaker is clear to state that there’s no easy way to attain long life with a high quality of life… it’s hard work. It seems that most worthwhile things on this planet require lots of hard work! [/quote]
Yeah, I thought many of the people in the video were very impressive. Breathing at age 100 is an accomplishment in the U.S while in these places people are doing things expected from maybe a 60 year old in good shape in the U.S.
He also highlights the huge social differences between their cultures and ours. We throw our old people into the old folks home and dont want to see them again, and dont want them leaving or driving anywhere. They highly respect old age and value them.