Find the right doctor for you with our new list of Boston's best physicians in 60 specialties. Plus: How to (almost) live forever, and more stories from our annual Top Docs issue. —Edited by Brittany Jasnoff
The human body isn’t built to last. Cells die, muscles break down, eyes weaken, joints buckle, and organs fail. But piece by piece, ambitious researchers around the city are devising ways to keep us up and running longer than ever.
Mildred Macisaac, 100, and her 103-year-old sister, Agnes Buckley, are sister centenarians who participated in Boston Medical Center’s Long Life Family Study. Here, Macisaac shares a century of wisdom.
When it comes to aging, there are some things beyond our control. Happily, staying fit—both cognitively and physically—isn’t one of them. Ahead, six easy ways to slow the sands of time, courtesy of local experts.