Sydney Adventist Aged Care has had a number of big celebrations over the past year. Four (4) of our Wahroonga residents celebrated milestone birthdays turning 100, 102, 103 and 104 over the past year, and two (2) Kings Langley residents turned 100 and 106! Looks like we may have our very own mini Blue Zones right here in Sydney.
What is a Blue Zone?
“Blue Zone” is a term given to geographic regions that are home to some of the world’s oldest people. One of the five known Blue Zones in the world is Loma Linda, California (USA), a town with a high-population of Seventh-day Adventists. The group there live as much as a decade longer thanAmericans in the United states, and much of their longevity can be attributed to lifestyle. Most exercise regularly, adhere to a vegetarian diet and abstain from smoking and alcohol.
That’s not not all. Dan Buettner, of the original study, goes on to list lessons that Loma Linda, California can teach you about longevity. For more visit www.bluezones.com/explorations/loma-linda-california/.