If I’d known I was going to live this long,
I would have taken better care of myself.
When Moira Forbes invited me to participate in a panel discussion at last year’s Forbes Women’s Summit panel on “The Longevity Paradox: Is Living Longer Really Better?” I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. On the panel with me were Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Laura Carstensen, director of the innovative Stanford Center on Longevity, both women I know and respect greatly. Also there was a young woman I didn’t know, Laura Deming, a partner in ...