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Centenarians

100-Year-Old Twins Mark Birthday, Reveal Secrets To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.29.2016 | Fifty

They were born just 25 minutes apart on Nov. 20,1916 and now, 100 years later, Irene Crump and Phyllis Jones are still as close as ever. Though the s...

UK's Oldest Man Reveals His Secret To Long Life At Age 108

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2016 | Fifty

A greasy, English breakfast complete with fried eggs and sausages sounds more like an occasional indulgence than a prescription for long life, but for...

Here's What 7,707 Years Of Wisdom From America's Centenarians Tell Us

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.21.2016 | Fifty

Photographer Paul Mobley has met countless celebrities over the years, but says he’s never felt more awestruck than when he was shooting centenarian...

Couple Married 76 Years Will Ring In 100th Birthdays Together

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.27.2016 | Fifty

Living to 100 is a privilege not enjoyed by many, but being married more than three-quarters of that time is even more impressive. John and Vera Peter...

Mrs.Jerry Emmett-A Woman To Emulate

Debra L. Morrison | Posted 07.28.2016 | Women
Debra L. Morrison

I want to champion women giving attention to themselves; caring for themselves. Caring for their health, their money and investing in themselves.

The Oldest American, Goldie Michelson, Dies At Age 113

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2016 | Fifty

At 113, Goldie Michelson was the oldest person in the U.S., the Associated Press reported. But she died Friday, just short of celebrating her 114th bi...

'Gone With The Wind' Actress Says Turning 100 Is Her Best Role

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.01.2016 | Fifty

Two-time Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland turns 100 today and says that living a century has been quite the journey. Best known for her role ...

Firefighters Give 100-Year-Old The Birthday Surprise Of Her Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.27.2016 | Fifty

The look on her face said it all. Jeanette Carty, who turned 100 last Wednesday, appeared absolutely stunned and overjoyed when a crowd of local firef...

This Trio Of 100-Year-Old Besties Define Lifelong Friendship

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.20.2016 | Fifty

Three Washington-area best friends celebrated their 100th birthdays together this weekend, giving a whole new meaning to the term "lifelong friendship...

5 Centenarian-Approved Ways To Live A Really Long Time

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

We're fascinated by the lucky few who manage to live into the triple digits. And the population of these centenarians in the U.S. seems to be growing ...

Let's All Aim to Be "Wellderly"

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition What thoughts and feelings do the ...

World's Oldest Woman Said Secret To Long Life Is Staying Single

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty

The world has a new oldest person. Meet Emma Morano of Verbania, Italy. At 116-years-old, Morano is believed to be the last documented person alive wh...

Cigar-Smoking, Whiskey-Swigging Oldest Veteran Turns 110

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.12.2016 | Fifty

A man believed to be America's oldest living veteran just celebrated his 110th birthday and we can't help but wish we'd been there to join in on the f...

Did My 102-Year-Old Aunt Live Too Long?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty

Last week, my 102-year-old aunt died in hospice care. My sadness at losing her is palpable; she was my last remaining aunt (or uncle) and with her pas...

Ida Keeling, 100-Year-Old Sprinter, Breaks 100-Meter Record

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.09.2016 | Sports

Ida Keeling isn't just outrunning Father Time. She's beating the clock on the track, too. Keeling, 100 years young, broke the 100-meter record for her...

100-Year-Old Granny Crushes Bridesmaid Duty At Granddaughter's Wedding

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.03.2016 | Good News

Martha Wallbank just created a new title for wedding parties: Centenarian of Honor. The 100-year-old grandmother recently appeared in her granddaughte...

Woman, 109, Prefers Candy To Men

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.27.2016 | Fifty

Nellie Wright, a never-married-never-dated British woman, credits her longevity to the fact that she prefers Jelly Babies to men. Wright told the York...

This Centenarian Just Had The Most Epic Birthday Celebration Ever

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.22.2016 | Fifty

Britain's newest badass is 100-year-old Verdun Hayes, who recently willingly jumped out of an airplane. According to The Telegraph, Hayes is believed ...

104-Year-Old Great-Granddad Becomes Oldest Person To Get A Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty

At 104, we imagine there's not a lot you haven't seen or done. Perhaps that's why centenarian Jack Reynolds decided to celebrate his birthday by getti...

This Delicious Herb Might Be Why The Italians Live So Long

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.01.2016 | Fifty

In Acciaroli, Italy, a remote village of only a few thousand people -- if that many -- there's a staggering number of centenarians -- 300 -- and exper...

3 Extraordinary Centenarians Spill Their Secrets To A Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty

The population worldwide is getting older and older, with the number of people over 65 expected to double by 2050, according to a new report released ...

The Word From A 105-Year-Old: 'The Second 100 Years Are Better'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.25.2016 | Fifty

Clarice Emley, who turns 105 on Sunday, has a message for people who are scared of growing older. Nonsense, she says, "the second 100 years are better...

Badass 110-Year-Old Birthday Girl Loves Naps, Hates TV Crews

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.23.2016 | Fifty

Birthdays are the most exciting day of the year for many of us -- our own personal Christmas, if you will. But if you've been celebrating them every y...

These Super Fun Great-Grandmas Have Been Besties For 71 Years

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty

The Internet just can't get enough of these sweet, sassy great-grandmas and their lifelong friendship. Kamari Copeland tweeted this heartwarming video...

108-Year-Old Offers The Most Beautiful Reason For Her Long Life

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.30.2016 | Fifty

The Beatles weren't the only ones who thought, "All you need is love." A 108-year-old in Ohio who has fostered about 50 children has a similarly heart...