Living to 100: An action plan

Living to 100 could soon be as American as apple pie. A majority already say that’s their expectation, according to a recent survey. The problem is, many people aren’t taking the action steps they need to live long and well.

Sponsored by the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL) in partnership with Time magazine, the survey reveals that 77 percent of Americans want to live to 100, and more than one-third believe they’ll live beyond 90. Unfortunately, only one-third report that they’re happy with their current financial situation and body weight. Furthermore, more than 40 percent currently under 65 believe they won’t have the financial resources needed to live to age 100.

Read the full article by Center on Longevity Research Scholar Steve Vernon at CBS MoneyWatch.