I have been approaching the problem of longevity like most from the direction of detail with some promise. This approaches the problem by comparing populations looking for meta statistics to elucidate.
The broad brushstrokes certainly confirm what detail also shows. I find that the social aspect has been underestimated in the detailed approach and should not be.
I am particularly inspired by the idea of five lifelong friends. Our society fails miserably to provide emotional support in any form of planned system and this is the first that i have heard in which it is part of the social expectation.
9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest
Denomination doesn’t seem to matter. Research shows that attending faith-based services four times per month will add 4-14 years of life expectancy." – Dan Buettner