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Sam Skemp, project manager, Blue Zones Project, Minneapolis.

Sofiya Milman, MD, Longevity Genes Project/LonGenity researcher, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

Judith Campisi, PhD, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA.

Claudia Kawas, MD, University of California, Irvine.

Administration on Aging: “Profile of Older Americans: 2015.” “Power 9.”

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: "Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities."

Nature Reviews Genetics: The quest for genetic determinants of human longevity: challenges and insights.”

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Institute for Aging Research: “LonGenity.”

Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders: “Lifestyle Factors in the Oldest-old: The 90+ Study.”

Alzheimer's & Dementia: “Microinfarcts are common and strongly related to dementia in the oldest-old: The 90+ study,” “Cognitive impairment in nondemented oldest-old: prevalence and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors.”

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: “Longitudinal Relationships between Caloric Expenditure and Gray Matter in the Cardiovascular Health Study.”

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society: “Lifestyle factors of people with exceptional longevity.”

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