Timber Valley member Sharon Elliott, (#36), reported to about 36 park members about Blue Zones and the nine common lifestyle characteristics that contribute to health and longevity, on Friday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m. in the Clubhouse.
Blue Zones is an anthropological concept that describes the characteristic lifestyles and the environments of the world’s longest-lived people. Five geographic areas around the world were identified and discussed in the 2005 book, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest.
A growing number of U.S. cities are adopting the secrets of longevity discovered in Blue Zones around the world. ‘Blue Zones Umpqua Project‘ is one of the latest areas associated with the BlueZonesProject.
The shared common lifestyle practices that contribute to long, healthy lives include: