But even as they indulged the notion that exceptionally healthy longevity can be explained by lifestyle, each agreed to donate DNA to a private effort to find the secrets in supercentenarian
is nicknamed 'Amazing Grace' by her family and friends and is the sixth oldest person in the UK.
But there was one ceremony the supercentenarian
observant Jew longed for even more.
But there was a ceremony the supercentenarian
observant Jew longed for more.
1] Center for Supercentenarian
Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan,  Sports Medicine Research Center, Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan,  Fujisawa City Health and Medical Foundation, Kanagawa, Japan,  Graduate School of Health Management, Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan
joked: "Someone came up to me in the cafeteria and said to me, 'How old are you anyway?
Imich, a scholar of the occult who was born in Poland on 4 February 1903, is the world's oldest validated male supercentenarian
(those over 110), according to the Gerontology Research Group of Torrance, California.
was presented with a certificate for her achievement by Guinness World Records on Wednesday, and asked how it felt to be the oldest woman she was brief but to the point.
The remarkable supercentenarian
was living in her own home until January 2008 doing much of her own cooking and cleaning - with a little help from family, friends and care workers.
Superannuation is common and feels bad to the receiver, when acknowledged for the first time but being called a supercentenarian
is rare and an honor.
One may easily envisage problems arising from energetic, supercentenarian
tycoons, in the mould of the media magnate Rupert Murdoch, relentlessly and rapaciously expanding their business empires, and concentrating power in their hands.
The Gerontology Research Group (GRG), founded in 1990, has even coined the word supercentenarian
to describe those who are at least 110 years old.