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100 Years Old

Why I'm Really Not Sure I Want To Live To 100

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 02.15.2017 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

When I tell people that my mother is 100-years-old, they typically say, 'Isn't that wonderful!' as if being very, very old is good in and of itself. And they usually add that I 'have good genes' -- meaning that, happily, I too will probably live to be very, very old. I'm not sure I want to live to be so old.

On Reaching 100

Terry Newell | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty
Terry Newell

and death of the Soviet Union. She experienced the Great Depression and the Great Recession. She grew up with biplanes, reached maturity with jet planes, and grew old with space shuttles. She saw the change from the telephone to the iPhone, from radio to TV to the computer.

100-Year-Old Teacher Dies After 77-Year Career

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Olivia Neubauer, a 100-year-old Chicago educator who was still teaching this year, has died. Neubauer started teaching at Chicago's Pullman Tech Hi...

A Century Of Love

Logan Lynn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Logan Lynn

My grandfather is turning 100 years old next month, which completely blows my mind. When he found out about my being gay, he didn't bat an eyelash. This man has celebrated my being here, part of his life's exquisite creation, since the day I was born.

100-Year-Old Volunteer Still Going Strong!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact

Martha Bandy, a Stanwood, Wa., resident, doesn't view her recent birthday as any reason to slow down. The 100-year-old volunteer is still giving ba...

No Rocking Chairs for Me! A 100-Year-Old's Retrospective on Presidential Politics

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Esther Tuttle has seen a lot of history. After all, she turned 100 years old on July 1st of this year. The Presidents Mrs. Tuttle "loved" were: FDR. Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, Carter and Reagan. An eclectic bunch if ever there was one.

Resiliency Tips From The 100+ Crowd

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

This week I decided to explore the "centenarians" - people living to be over 100 years old, for clues to resiliency and joie de vive.

The Santa Monica Pier: Still Hip at 100

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Gardner

If you live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting this week, there's a big shindig in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening, September 9, 2009 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Santa Monica Pier.