Dr. Thomas Perls
Dr. Thomas Perls is one of the world's top experts on centenarians. Find out the secrets to a long, healthy life.
Picture of the Day and B'days for Sept. 9
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Birthdays include actress Angela Cartwright from The Danny Thomas Show who turns 56. Our picture of the day is a centenarian celebration.
The Most Vibrant 107-Year-Old in the World
It wasn't long ago that living to 100 was a monumental feat. But in most cases, the centenarian would be frail and barely aware. Times have changed! At 107, Wilhelmina Hoorn raises the bar of what's possible to a whole new level.
World's Oldest Person Dies
The world's oldest person died Friday at the age of 115. Active until the end, Gertrude Baines spent her time watching her favorite TV program, ''The Jerry Springer Show" and eating her favorite foods: bacon, fried chicken and ice cream.
Elsa Hoffman proves 100 is the new 65. Now 104 years old, she's living proof that attitude is one of the greatest predictors of longevity. Find out what she thinks is the most important key to longevity and her tips for living a long, vibrant life.
Dr. Mark Leenay
Want to learn how to live to 100? Here's a tip: getting online may be as important as hitting the gym.
Sure, you know genetics and your life habits are important factors in living a long life, but have you considered the importance of your thoughts? Clinical psychologist Dr. Mario Martinez thinks it's a crucial component of healthy aging.
World's Oldest Living Woman
American Edna Scott Parker was born April 20, 1893 and at age 115, is currently recognized as the oldest person in the world following the death of Yone Minagawa of Japan on August 13, 2007.
World's Oldest Woman Dies
The world's oldest woman, Edna Parker, died Wednesday in Shelbyville, Indiana. She was 115 years old. Parker, a former Indiana schoolteacher, was one of the 15 longest lived people ever.