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Editorial: Living to 100

Bronwen Maddox introduces the March issue

By Bronwen Maddox   March 2013

Living to 100 is becoming "the new normal." What might you do with the extra time?

Would it change your life if you thought you were likely to live to 100? That is becoming “the new normal.” The Office for National Statistics has said that a third of babies born in Britain last year are expected to live for a full century (£), a projection repeated across the industrialised world, despite the scourge of obesity and other “diseases of the rich.” The preserve of a few will…

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