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Do couples that have been married 60+ years age at the same rate?
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Dr. Sharon Bass
Family Medicine
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In brief: No
Everyone ages at their own rate.
Genetics play the most important part but taking good care of yourself such as maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, avoiding tobacco, moderate alcohol intake and seeing your doctor to manage any chronic health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol go a long way to extend a healthy lifespan.

In brief: No
Everyone ages at their own rate.
Genetics play the most important part but taking good care of yourself such as maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, avoiding tobacco, moderate alcohol intake and seeing your doctor to manage any chronic health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol go a long way to extend a healthy lifespan.
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