Centenarian

In this photo from Skydive Perris/U.S. Parachute Association, Vernon Maynard, bottom, skydives with instuctor James Perez to celebrate his 100th birthday over Perris, Calif., Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.  (AP Photo/Skydive Perris/U.S. Parachute Association)

Calif. man skydives on 100th birthday

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — When Vernon Maynard’s friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern California man said he had always wanted to jump from a […]

11/04/2013

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Woman, 104, forced to lie about age on Facebook

GROSSE POINTE SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Marguerite Joseph can be forgiven for lying about her age on Facebook. The 104-year-old Michigan woman’s granddaughter says Joseph is unable to list her real age on the social media site.

02/20/2013

Caregiver guilty of stealing $1M from 100-year-old

COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) – A former caregiver in northeast Washington state has been convicted of taking nearly $1 million from a Kettle Falls woman who was more than 100 years old. John “Herb” Friedlund was […]

10/05/2012

Hundred-year-old cyclist rides 100 km

LYON, France (AP) – French cyclist Robert Marchand has ridden 100 kilometers (62 miles) in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 27 seconds. Doesn’t sound fast? Consider this: Marchand is 100 years old. Setting off on […]

09/28/2012