What are the secrets of living well, longer? A lot longer?

We're starting to find out. Labs across Canada are part of an international effort among scientists to get to the bottom of how a few people live to be a hundred. And there's some urgency to finding out the answers. Because, as W5’s Kevin Newman discovers, there will soon be a lot more 100-year-olds.

Watch the episode in our video player above, available after 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 19.


- What is the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging?https://www.clsa-elcv.ca/about-us/clsa-team

- The Canadian Institutes of Health Research provides oversight for the group's study. Here is the CIHR's page on the study: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/18542.html

- The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging's Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/CanadianLongitudinalStudyonAging/