According to various publications, when asked what she wanted for her 112th birthday, the super-centenarian
replied, "Oh, I don't know what it would be.
The remarkable super-centenarian
was living in her own home until January 2008, doing much of her own cooking and cleaning when she moved to Hafod y Gest nursing home in Porthmadog.
- anyone older than 110 - married her soldier husband Frank in 1928 and had two daughters, who are now in their 70s.
The following people helped with the information for this article: nutritionist Cristiana Paul, gerontologist Kelly Ferrin, super-centenarian
in question got sick the night of the outbreak--but by the next morning he was fully recovered, and asked for his regular breakfast.
Guinness said on Tuesday on its website that Valentim, 'the first Brazilian super-centenarian
to hold the title', died at the age of 114 years, 347 days.
But the super-centenarian
almost didn't survive her teens.
And as well as avoiding day to day vices the super-centenarian
advises those looking the secret of a long life to have a regular tipple of honey each day - and a lifetime of hard work.
Dressed in a sharp black suit and not looking a day over 80, the super-centenarian
accepted his well-earned award in a Tokyo hospital.
has four children, 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also a super-centenarian
, living to be 114 years old.
And as well as avoiding day-to-day vices, the super-centenarian
claims the secret of a long life is her regular tipple of honey each day - and a lifetime of hard work.