But does living longer mean that we enjoy it as much?
This is where the concept of healthspan comes in, and we here at Be Bright think about this a lot. We differentiate healthspan from lifespan this way: Lifespan is how long you live, regardless of the quality, and Healthspan is how long you live a quality life. I don’t know about you but I am not interested in living to 120 if the last 50 years are a physical struggle.
Now you might ask ‘What do you mean by quality, isn’t that different for everyone?’. You are right so this is really just from our perspective. Broadly speaking, what we want is to maintain these 3 aspects for as long as possible: