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Survey Finds Centenarians Up to Speed on Popular Culture

Survey Finds Centenarians Up to Speed on Popular Culture



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(KSL News) Apparently our country's centenarians -- those 100 years of age or older -- are up to speed on popular culture.

The second annual Evercare "100 at 100" survey found many of them enjoy reality TV, mess around on the Internet and enjoy video games and iPods.

A majority of them keep up with current events, however most prefer the things of their past.

When asked about their favorite talk show host, Johnny Carson and Ed Sullivan were preferred before Oprah Winfrey.

Best President: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan.

Centenarians attribute their longevity to faith and spiritual care more than genes or medical care.

The number of centenarians is expected to sky-rocket. Right now there are 80,000 in the U.S. By 2040 that number is projected to jump to 580,000.

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