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Gertrude Baines

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.

World's Oldest Person Dies At 115

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LOS ANGELES — Although she liked her bacon crispy and her chicken fried, she never drank, smoked or fooled around, Gertrude Baines once said, de...

114-Year-Old Gertrude Baines Becomes World's Oldest Person, Voted For Obama In November (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

With the death of 115-year-old Maria de Jesus on Friday, 114-year-old American Gertrude Baines has become the world's oldest person. Ms. Baines vot...

World's Oldest Woman Turns 115: Never Drank, Never Smoked, Loves Crispy Bacon

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — The world's oldest known living person celebrated her 115th birthday Monday. Gertrude Baines was honored at Western Convalescent ...

Tribute to a Last Living Link to a Painful Past

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

At 115 years of age, Mrs. Gertrude Baines, an African-American, had once more earned the proud and breath-stopping distinction of being the world's oldest person.