This link says it all. Let's work at the environmental and cultural elements which will bring us healthy longevity.
Incidentally, a local charity in East Lothian wants to get actively involved in this process. We need academic support – I wonder if Queen Margaret University or Heriot Watt University would like to help us? Both the Rest of Life Progamme (ELCRG) and the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine are charities which support this approach.