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Centenarians

The Secrets To Living A Long Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Looking for the answers to life's questions? Well who better to ask than those who've lived longest. "Fox and Friends" interviewed a handful of p...

Role change

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

My relationship with Morris went back to when I was a nervous teenager and he, a returning World War II veteran, moved in as a roommate in my bedroom.

Everyone's Living Longer -- But Especially Women

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As the global life expectancy rises, women are outliving men and outpacing them as centenarians. A Canadian study found the number of people living...

100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild. Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.

4 Nutrition Secrets Of Centenarians

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for YouBeauty Over the past century, average life expectancy has increased radically in the United States. With this inc...

A Simple Secret for Living to 100 and Beyond

Kristi Ling | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Could it be that after healthy conscious eating and regular physical activity, the next most powerful key to a long life is kindness?

Dare to Be 100: How Old Is Old?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

To be 500 is not old if you are a tree. But for us humans, a different calendar applies. A good place to start in addressing this question is to refl...

WATCH: What's Kept This Woman Alive For So Long?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty

Susannah Mushatt Jones has had a lot of birthdays under her belt -- 114 to be exact as of July 6. So who better to ask about the secret of long life t...

Being Childless Doesn't Have to Mean Ending Up Alone

Sue Fagalde Lick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Sue Fagalde Lick

Two women in my extended family made it to 100 years old. One had children, the other did not. One was honored with flowers and visits on Mother's Day, while the other never received a Mother's Day card.

102 Years Wise: Advice From a Centenarian

Ellie Knaus | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

Early this spring, I came to my ancient great-aunt with news. She was perched in her chair, sitting cross-legged like a yogi, sipping Coca-Cola, and listening to her books on tape when I opened her screen door.

The Boozy Diet That Keeps This 101-Year-Old Going Strong

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

Forget exercise and healthy eating –- this 101-year-old seems to know a more fun secret to longevity. Nancy Lamperti, a Staten Island resident wh...

106-Year-Old Woman Gets Her High School Diploma

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Black Voices

LUCAS, Ohio -- A 106-year-old Ohio woman is finally going to get her high school diploma. Reba Williams said she completed high school in Mount Verno...

Meet The (Real) Longest Known Married Couple In The U.S.

Posted 02.19.2013 | Black Voices

At 102 and 99 years old, Norman and Norma Burmah have more than a few historic milestones to commit to their memory bank -- from their meeting at New ...

Oldest African-American Dies At 113

Posted 02.05.2013 | Black Voices

According to her family, Detroit-resident Louisiana Hines just narrowly surpassed South Carolina's Mamie Rearden as the oldest African-American in the...

15 Tips That Help You Live to Be 100

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Since we all get older every year, it raises an important question: "What should I be doing if I want to continue my annual renewal and stay healthy so I can continue to enjoy the journey?"

WATCH: Hundreds Turn Out For Ohio Judge's 100th Birthday

Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

More Americans are hitting the 100-year-old mark than ever before, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, but not everyone gets to do i...

WATCH: 103-Year-Old's Adorable Secret To Long Life

Posted 01.08.2013 | Black Voices

Colorado may not have made U.S. News' list of states where Americans are likely to live the longest, but 103-year-old Denver resident Mekey Yetashawor...

Never Too Old: 106-Year-Old Woman Votes For The First Time Ever

Posted 11.08.2012 | Fifty

On Tuesday, Gladys Miller proved to the world that you can never be too old to be a first-time voter. According WSPA-TV, the 106-year-old South Car...

Too Old For A Credit Card?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money

Madeleine Otto, a 99-year-old from Tequesta, Fla., still drives. She also pays off her Discover Card in full every month. So when Otto was turned ...

A Century Of Love

Logan Lynn | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay 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.

WATCH: Table Tennis Ace, 101, Draws Researchers' Attention

7.30 | Posted 04.19.2012 | Fifty

Dorothy Delow certainly hasn't let age slow her down, venturing to Mongolia at age 97 to compete internationally in the World Veterans Games at table ...

More Surprising Advice From a Centenarian: Go With the Flow

Ellie Knaus | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

My great-aunt's life proves that going with the flow doesn't mean being passive; it means pursuing what makes you happy and having the courage to adapt when things don't go as planned.

Healthy for 100 Years

Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D.

One of us is a 100-year-old physician who has been in an ongoing research study since 1917, and the other is a baby-boomer health researcher who has been heavily involved in conducting that remarkable study.

Never Too Old To Pursue Olympic Dreams

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 12.01.2011 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

These competitive senior athletes really like to win. In their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and even at 100, they find competition invigorating. They are fighters, with women accepting black eyes and separated shoulders typically found in basketball games.

How To Live To 100

The New York Times | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

For those of us relying on healthy habits to get us to age 100, the findings from a new study of centenarians may come as a bit of a blow. The cent...