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May 23, 2013

100@100: A Look into the Lives of Centenarians Today

political views. (Should we infer that centenarian couples don’t talk politics?) The Lives of Centenarians The survey also looked at the lifestyles and attitudes of centenarians today. Adopting New Technologies…

March 17, 2014

Counting Centenarians: Lynn Adler on “Celebrate 100”

…survey of Arizona centenarians in 1988, I identified the five traits that active centenarians have in common; I call it the Centenarian Spirit. And through my subsequent surveys of centenarians,…

July 17, 2013

Happy at 100: Portraits of Centenarians

…Thormaehlen wanted to photograph centenarians. His interest led to the creation of a beautiful portrait series that became an award-winning exhibition, “Jahrhundertmensch,” as well as a book, “Happy at 100.”…

February 16, 2014

Centenarians weigh in on pop culture trends – and more picks from the week online

From news you should know to finds you might love, click through our picks from the week online.   Respect The Steve Harvey Morning Show featured Irene and Alice, best…

March 25, 2013

Planet Talk: Centenarian Expert Tom Perls

…geriatrician, has studied centenarians for two decades and now directs the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University. He’s followed 2,200 people who are 100-plus. Perls became intrigued with centenarians

January 20, 2013

Linky Sunday: 5 Top Seniors of 2012, Third Acts, Big Facebook News, Plus…

…plugging into the USB port on your computer. Take a look at the USB Bento Warmer by clicking here. 5 things centenarians share. U.S. News & World Report published a…

May 9, 2013

Seniors By the Numbers: Stunning Census Bureau Stats

…group. (Go, seniors!) And Finally, the Centenarians 53,364 The number of people 100 years old and older counted by the 2010 Census. 20.7 The number of centenarian men for every…

April 21, 2015

Video of the Week: Andrew Weil on the Okinawans’ Longevity

(Video link for mobile) An island off the coast of Japan, Okinawa has the world’s largest concentration of centenarians, many of whom remain active members of their communities. Is it…

December 31, 2013

The 30 Most Popular Reads of the Year on Senior Planet

…of Centenarians Karsten Thormaehlen spent five years creating a remarkable portrait series of centenarians. He spoke to Senior Planet. Read more   Beauty and Wisdom: Talking to Photographer Robbie Kaye…

November 17, 2015

Assisted living on a working farm, and more from the week online

…see Salt on Ashton here. Congratulations to Ashton! To Live a Hundred Years “The centenarians I meet…display varying degrees of memory loss and other physical and functional limitations. They also…

June 15, 2016

To Live 10,000 Years: Arlyne’s Will to Keep on Going

Danny Goldfield is traveling the country, meeting and photographing centenarians for his project To Live 10,000 Years. His goal: Document one woman and one man age 100 years or older…

November 2, 2014

A public school is raising scores by relying on elders, and more from the week online…

…below. David Bailey’s fab photos of centenarians David Bailey made a name for himself in the 60s as the photographer of London’s fashion and pop culture royalty. Now, at 76,…

November 7, 2015

Morrie and Betty Markoff Celebrate Their 77th

…currently working on a new photo book featuring centenarians from around the world. Here’s Morrie’s comment on the picture, via Karsten: Unplanned, we all made photographic history yesterday! A 101…

May 12, 2017

Portraits of a Century: The Selves We Keep for Life

…representation yet of the idea that “we are all the selves we have been.” Langer, who has a background in social anthropology, sought out centenarians and asked them for photos…

August 9, 2016

To Live 10,000 Years: Edith’s Fashion Empress Recipe

Danny Goldfield is traveling the country, meeting and photographing centenarians for his project To Live 10,000 Years. His goal: Document one woman and one man age 100 years or older…