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Forbes: Health Secrets Of The World's Oldest People

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Stay Married, and Connected

Studies show that married people live longer, perhaps because spouses insist on doctor's visits and keep your spirits up. Opal Prater, 100, last year celebrated her 75th wedding anniversary. She's still living life to the fullest, and loves to play Wii with her friends. According to a study by Evercare, close friendships are just as important as romantic relationships. It found that 82% of centenarians talk to friends and family every day, and 79% believe an active social life is good for your health.

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