When neurologist Dr. Howard Tucker, MD was born in 1922, the average life expectancy was 58 years for men and 61 years for women. Fast forward to 2023, Dr. Tucker is now 100 years old, and he has been practicing medicine for 7 decades.
Dr. Tucker was also recently recognized by The Guiness Book of World Records as “The Worlds’ Oldest Practicing Doctor.” This has led to a fair amount of publicity and many people asking him “what is your secret??” He gives 5 tips in this article:
Want some more inspiration from a centenarian?
Dr. Gladys Taylor McGarey, MD is 102 years old, and although she doesn’t officially practice anymore, she still writes books and articles. Gladys’ claim to fame (in addition to being 102 and in amazing physical and mental health), is that she was the first physician to utilize acupuncture in the US and is often referred to as “The Mother of Holistic Medicine.”
Dr. McGarey shared some of her wisdom in a recent article that I think you’ll find useful too.
I hope you enjoy these!
God bless you!