To engineer an environment where longevity ensues, Blue Zones worked with researchers to create a blue print to optimize the Life Radius. If streets are walkable and bikeable, parks are cleaned up, and the active option is the easy option, physical activity of the entire population can rise by 30%. In 2008, Dan and the Blue Zones team finalized the blue print for Life Radius. The authors disclose the following conflicts of interest: Dan Buettner is the CEO of Blue Zones and Sam Skemp works at Blue Zones as Program Manager.
There’s a lot more remembering in this article, especially the Power 9 section