In an article published earlier this month by Emiko Jozuka, the author wants you to "meet KBG84, a band like no other: They're all over 80 and count a centenarian as their most senior member."
"With over 1,000 centenarians, Okinawa has earned a reputation as a 'land of the immortals' and is one of five 'Blue Zones,' areas around the world in which people live much longer than average."
"So what's the secret? Experts argue that though a combination of good genes and healthy lifestyles helps, there's no specific formula."
According to Jozuka, "the KBG48 members attribute their energy levels to 'ikigai,' or a 'sense of life'."
"Fitness has long been seen as an antidote to the development of dementia. A study in the medical journal Neurology suggested that high stamina, compared with medium, can decrease dementia risk by 88%."
So what factors(s) do you believe account for Okinawa's status as a "super-aged" island?
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