103-year-old Dorothy Pollack got her first tattoo after she was finally able to leave her assisted living facility in Michigan, where she spent months in lockdown. Pollack struggled during the time in isolation. She wasn’t allowed to receive letters at her facility and she’s deaf, so she was unable to […]
A Washington State University study found that people are more likely to live to 100 if they live in neighbourhoods with high levels of walkability. The researchers examined 144,000 death records of Washington State from 2011 to 2015. They found that being white and female, as well as having more […]
John and Charlotte Henderson of Texas are thought to be the world’s oldest living couple. They talked to the “Today” show on Friday to recall how they kept the romance alive after meeting and falling in love in 1934. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The world’s oldest couple still […]
The title of ‘Britain’s oldest man’ is shared by Bob Weighton and Alfred Smith, who aren’t related but both turned 111 on March 29 2019. Neither of the men are sure what the secret to their longevity is. Smith recommends eating oats, saying “porridge is helpful.” Meanwhile Weighton’s advice is […]
Louise Signore of the Bronx turned 107 on Wednesday and said her secret to longevity was never getting married. The longest-running study on longevity seems to back up Signore’s theory. The study has found that people who married and stayed married and people who’s stayed single are among the two […]
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Jeanne Calment, the French woman who holds the...
He survived two world wars and the Holocaust.