Browsing All posts tagged under »longevity«

The Race to Cure Aging

January 5, 2023

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Life in the Boomer Lane occasionally ignores XWAP’s (Ex and Wanna Be Again POTUS) inane and dangerous entries onto Truth Social, the never-ending votes going nowhere in an attempt to find a new Speaker of the House, and reading about the 435th sub-variant of Covid, to notice that she is aging. Like you, she doesn’t […]

How to Collect Social Security for 55 Years

May 17, 2013

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The cover of the May issue of National Geographic shows a baby with the caption, “This Baby Will Live to be 120.” Inside the magazine is the article, titled “On Beyond 100.” Before diving headfirst into the article, Life in the Boomer Lane suspected it would be about the continuing rampant production of old people […]

You Can’t Be 100 Without Being 99 First

November 17, 2011

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                                                                                           Apparently, while most of us are spending our time asking “Did he actually just say that?” in reference to Herman Cain, other members of the US population are more goal-oriented: They are turning 100.  While it’s true that some of them do it without much fanfare, and others, when wished a Happy 100! respond […]

How to Live Forever

May 4, 2011

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Newsweek has an article called “How to Live Forever.”  In spite of that intriguing title, the article isn’t about living with your children or in the nursing home until the universe is finished being the universe and moves on to being something else. If everyone really could live forever, it would bring up other issues.  Like […]