Long Life Family Study
The Long Life Family Study is a longitudinal, observational study that has followed 5000 individuals from 550 families that demonstrate clustering for exceptional longevity since 2006. Out goal is to discover factors that help individuals remain healthy as they age by tracking participants’ morbidity, disability, cognitive decline, and eventually mortality. Analyses of genetic and non-genetic data hope to discover how people age, and why some people age more healthily than others. The Long Life Family Study is funded by and collaborates closely with The National Institute on Aging.