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D.A.R.E. To Be 100 – Part 5

Dare to Be 100: Part 5. The “E” in D.A.R.E. By Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS, CEEAA Woo Hoo! This is the final article on “D.A.R.E. to be 100!” describing the detailed research and work of Dr. Walter Bortz II and his 100 tips to successful aging. After a lifetime of researching the growing number of centennials, people who live to 100 and beyond, he simplified his findings into 4 categories of...

99 And Not Slowing Down – Dora’s Story

We LOVE this story about 99-year-old Generation Care patient, Dora Quittelier! Soon to be 100 on October 1st! Dora has been working with GC therapists Brian Keenoy and Eric Bastian for the last year recovering from bone fractures. She is such an example and inspiration to all of us! Dora attributes her long life and good health to the acronym: N.E.W. (nutrition, exercise, water) S.T.A.R.T. (sunshine, temperance, air, rest, and trust in...

Dare To Be 100 – Part 4

D.A.R.E. to Be 100: Part 4 - The “R” in D.A.R.E. By Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS, CEEAA Starting in 1995, the first of 75 million baby boomers turned fifty years of age! While we know demographics, what we don’t know is – beginning in 2045, how many of these baby boomers will turn 100? Part 4 of the series “D.A.R.E. to be 100” focuses on more of the 99 steps to living...

Dare To Be 100 – Part 3

Dare to Be 100: Part 3 -  The “A” in D.A.R.E. By Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS, CEEAA As you read today, this is the third part of the “Dare to be 100” series – founded by the work of Dr. Walter Bortz. Here are a few facts about Dr. Bortz – now 88, Walter M. Bortz II, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is...

D.A.R.E. To Be 100 Part 2 – The D in D.A.R.E.

by Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS, CEEAA “If you are going to get old, you might as well get as old as you can!”  If you missed Part I of this series, this is a quote from Dr. Walter Bortz II, author of Dare to Be 100. DARE is actually an acronym coined by Bortz, identifying what his research shows the keys to successful aging to be:       Our biological compass may come from...

D.A.R.E. To Be 100 Part 1 – September is Healthy Aging Month!

September is Healthy Aging Month! It's a great time of year to turn over a new leaf, assess your lifestyle and make your health a priority! We'll be sharing a five-part blog post series with you throughout the month of September written by Generation Care President, Holly Lookabaugh-Deur. Holly is a Board-Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist, a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, and an advocate for anyone who needs help to...

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