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Duration: 40 minutes

There are over 12,000 100-year-olds in the country, and over the next twenty-five years that number is expected to rise to almost 90,000. A quarter of all children born today are expected to live beyond one hundred. But what is it like to live one hundred years?

How to Live Beyond 100 meets centenarians across the country who explain what it means to have watched the world change around them; how their own attitudes, thoughts and feelings have changed through the years; and what it has been like to grow older than old.

An uplifting look at what it is really like to live to 100 and beyond.

Last on

Sat 11 Aug 2012 03:05 BBC Two


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