aging http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Are You Ready To Live Until You’re 100 or 120? You Just May Need To Be http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/are-you-ready-live-until-you-re-100-or-120-you-just-may-need-be <p><a href="http://www.pewforum.org/2013/08/06/living-to-120-and-beyond-americans-views-on-aging-medical-advances-and-radical-life-extension/" target="_blank">According to the Pew Research Center</a>, hundreds of thousands of Americans could live to see 100 by the year 2050. Women in France, Japan and the United States have already lived past the age of 114. With the now realistic possibility that individuals may live into the triple digits, planning ahead for retirement becomes both more important, and more challenging.</p><p></p><p><strong>Living Longer</strong></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:46:02 +0000 Kyle Jacoby 37525 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Are You Ready To Live Until You’re 100 or 120? You Just May Need To Be STL Village Provides Network For Aging St. Louisans Wanting To Stay In Their Own Homes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stl-village-provides-network-aging-st-louisans-wanting-stay-their-own-homes <p>For the thousands of St. Louisans retiring and deciding how to live the latter years of their life, keeping their independence and living in the comfort of their own home is a primary concern.</p><p>That's where STL Village hopes to step in.</p><p>Part of the national Village to Village network, the goal of STL Village is to provide members with the services needed for them to stay in their own homes longer, as well as the social activities desired to help them stay connected.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:41:37 +0000 Camille Phillips 31347 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org STL Village Provides Network For Aging St. Louisans Wanting To Stay In Their Own Homes Journalist, Former Ballwin Resident Stone Phillips Shares Story Of Aging Parents http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/journalist-former-ballwin-resident-stone-phillips-shares-story-aging-parents <p>Journalist Stone Phillips grew up in Ballwin, Missouri and graduated from Parkway West High School.</p><p>Phillips spent 15 years at NBC News as a co-host of <em>Dateline NBC</em> and served as a substitute host for <em>NBC Nightly News</em>, <em>Today</em> and <em>Meet the Press</em>.&nbsp; He now does reports on his own time at the website, Stone Phillips Reports.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:19:08 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 26131 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Journalist, Former Ballwin Resident Stone Phillips Shares Story Of Aging Parents Documentary "Age Of Champions" Makes St. Louis Debut http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/documentary-age-champions-makes-st-louis-debut <p>Every other year, senior citizens compete in the <a href="http://www.nsga.com/">National Senior Olympics</a>.&nbsp; In <em>Age of Champions,</em> director Christopher Rufo shares the story of five athletes including sprinters, jumpers, and swimmers.</p><p>Host Don Marsh talks with Rufo and Bill Cannon, an 82-year-old swimmer from the St. Louis area who has earned more than 2,000 medals at the Senior Olympics.&nbsp;<a href="http://ageofchampions.org/"> <em>Age of Champions</em></a> is set to make its debut on PBS in 2013.</p><p><strong>Related Event</strong></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:09:22 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5530 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Documentary "Age Of Champions" Makes St. Louis Debut