World's Oldest Person On Her 117 Years: 'It Seemed Rather Short'The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday.
Good Question: Why Do Women Outlive Men?The CDC reports the newest life expectancy numbers in the United States are at an all-time record high – 78.8 years. The authors of the study also found the life expectancy was 81.2 years for women but just 76.4 years for men – a gap of 4.8 years, the same as 2011.
Oldest Living Minnesotan Turns 112Anna Stoehr is a supercentenarian! She turned 112 years old Monday. Stoehr lives on a farmhouse in Elgin, Minn., near Rochester.
How To Live Long And HealthyIf you want old age to be more about staying active instead of being frail, it's time to listen up. Many doctors say that the way you live now determines how you'll feel down the road.