Longevity rates - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Longevity rates Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91 LONDON (AP) — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts. Scientists once thought an average life expectancy beyond 90 was impossible but medical advances combi... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:30:00 GMT 2017-02-22T03:30:00Z Retirement planning? Couples, mind the age gap An age difference in your relationship doesn't just mean your favorite bands are from different decades. As you approach retirement together, that age gap becomes a factor in decisions about when you retire and when you take Social Security, and in planning how much money you need to save and how it should be invested. A GAP CAN STRETCH... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:42:00 GMT 2017-02-02T18:42:00Z 60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday. Colo died in her sleep overnight, less than a month after her birthday, the zoo announced. She surpassed the usual life expectancy of captive gorillas by ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-01-18T00:01:00Z US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase NEW YORK (AP) — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S. has inched up, thanks to medical advances, public health campaigns and better nutrition and education. But ... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:41:00 GMT 2016-12-08T23:41:00Z