Oldest people

Jeralean Talley, of Inkster, Mich., poses for a photo on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Talley turned 115 on Friday, May 23, 2014, making her the oldest living American and second-oldest person in the world on a list kept by the Gerontology Research Group, which tracks many of the world's oldest people. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Elisha Anderson)

Woman among world’s oldest turning 115 years young

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating a birthday on Friday. Her 115th. Jeralean Talley, who […]

05/23/2014

Rose bouquet

California’s oldest resident turns 113

PITTSBURG, Calif. (AP) – California’s oldest resident is one year older. Opal Thompson turned 113 on Monday. The Contra Costa Times reports that staff at the San Francisco Bay Area nursing home where Thompson lives […]

01/14/2014

This photo provided by Guinness World Records shows 112 year-old Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, who, according to research by Guinness World Records, is the new world's oldest man. (AP Photo/Guiness World Records)

At 112, NY man is world’s oldest; oldest woman 115

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York is the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records Ltd. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s […]

07/25/2013

Dina Manfredini, certified as the world's oldest person by Guinness World Records, has died. (Photo credit: Guinness World Records)

115-year-old woman dies, was world’s oldest person

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 115-year-old Iowa woman’s granddaughter says the woman has died less than two weeks after inheriting the title of world’s oldest person.

12/17/2012

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Officials: Iowa woman now world’s oldest person

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.

12/05/2012

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