Lessons for LongevityThe inspiration for 30 Summers More came in part from Dwayne Clark’s oversight of the care for more than 60,000 amazing human beings as CEO of Aegis Living, which has more than 30 senior living facilities in the Western United States. His unique senior living communities have been widely recognized for their excellence of care to residents and employees alike, by receiving a wide variety of awards including:• Best of Assisted Living Design• The Family Business Growth Award• Top 50 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor• CALA Elevate Award• Top 15 Places to Work with the Best Work/Life Balance• Best Retirement Facility by 425 Magazine (three years in a row)
30 Summers More is full of the latest health and wellness research that includes bite-sized actionsnecessary for living our best life as we move into our senior years.• THE SCIENCE OF AGING, AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR OUR HEALTH• HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BRAIN AND RESTORE YOUR BODY WITH QUALITY SLEEP• THE “MICRO-HABITS” NECESSARY FOR LIVING OUR BEST LIFE AS WE AGE• THE RIGHT FOODS TO RESET YOUR METABOLISM, CRAVINGS, AND GUT HEALTH• HOW TO FIND REAL HAPPINESS BY NURTURING YOUR PURPOSE
Clark’s hope for readers is that they take many, or a few, of the insights he offers inside these pages to help make their own lives exceptional, no matter their age.
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About the Author
Dwayne J. Clark has always been a passionate explorer of longevity principles and cultural health practices, having traveled to over 80 countries and interviewing hundreds of people on what it means to age well into their 80s, 90s, and 100s. Dwayne’s obsession with health and longevity led him on an incredible journey of research into finding every conceivable way to live a richer, healthier and more fulfilled life.
He has been recognized with numerous awards, including:
• Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
• The Lifetime Achievement Award from Senior Services
Dwayne is also the founder of True Productions, a production company that shares real-life stories through collaboration with writers, filmmakers, and playwrights. Among others, Clark was the producer for the documentary Full Court: The Spencer Haywood Story and executive producer for the award-winning film Big Sonia. He believes capturing the stories of people is a way to create living artifacts and a history for others to learn from.
He wrote and produced the play Seven Ways to Get There and has authored several books including A Big Life and My Mother, My Son. In
September of 2017, on World Peace Weekend, he headed up The March for Civility in Washington D.C. The march was a non-partisan effort to bring people of all backgrounds together in support of love, unity, equality, and justice. In addition, Clark contributes to more than 70 local and global charities, including his own: The D1 Foundation, The Potato Soup Foundation, and The Queen Bee
In his capacity as CEO, Clark is also a sought-after speaker and guest of the media, appearing regularly in print and broadcast with The New York Times, Today, Inc., Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, NBC, and many others.
Table of Contents
Lessons From Longevity's Front Line 16
Waking Up 19
A Simple Self-Assessment 28
Know Thyself: Take charge of your health and health care 33
Be Continually Curious: Curiosity, the science of aging, and what they mean for our health 59
Eat for Life: Use the right foods to reset your metabolism, cravings, and gut health 75
Don't Stop the Music: Continuous movement strengthens your inner tree of life 113
Bring Me a Dream: Clean your brain and restore your body with quality sleep 137
Hold Hands, Stick Together: Cultivate relationships to boost confidence, happiness, and health 157
My Reason for Being: Nurture your purpose and feed your optimism to find happiness 171
Microhahits: Bite-sized actions make all the difference 189