Latest Centenarian Stories

2011-05-15 00:02:35

KIPDA Will Host The Centenarian Celebration Day In Honor of Older Americans Month On May 20, 2011 From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

2010-12-01 21:31:17

University of Georgia research has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, finding that how we feel about ourselves and our ability to adapt to an accumulation of challenging life experiences may be as or more important than health factors.

2010-11-02 23:57:41

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has launched SuperAgers.com, a new website that features the latest information on more than a decade of aging research at Einstein.

2010-10-13 09:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Centenarians, including some who are 107 and 109, celebrate a unique birthday party in their honor on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Selfhelp's Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY.

2010-08-04 06:05:00

Japanese authorities said Tuesday that they have lost track of Tokyo's oldest person, days after police searched the home of the city's official oldest man only to find him dead.

2010-07-02 20:00:47

While environment and family history are factors in healthy aging, genetic variants play a critical and complex role in conferring exceptional longevity.

2010-07-02 05:40:00

Boston University researchers have discovered a genetic sequence that predicts with more accuracy than ever before whether a person will live to the age of 100 -- even if they have other genes associated with disease.

2010-04-09 09:19:16

Researchers from Iowa State University's gerontology program have helped identify what predicts happiness and long life in centenarians, as well as what causes depression in 80-somethings and above.

2010-04-06 09:47:55

Centenarians are the fastest growing age demographic in the world, and now Danish researchers are attempting to uncover the secrets behind their longevity.

2010-03-24 16:43:24

People in developed nations are living in good health as much as a decade longer than their parents did, not because aging has been slowed or reversed, but because they are staying healthy to a more advanced age.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.