Each of these wise sages were born in the 19th century, living through two World Wars and the Cold War; and the inventions of the airplane, the television, and the Internet. Let’s be clear, these women have aged like a fine wine and with the average life expectancy in the U.S. being 78.74 years and Canada being 81.24 years, these women are miles closer than the majority to outsmarting death.
So what is the secret to living past 100? According to these ladies it is simply staying active, getting a good nights sleep, and eating healthy.
5. Emma Morano is 115 Years Old. From Italy, she is now the oldest person in Europe (Born On November 29, 1899)
2. 116-Year-Old Gertrude Weaver is the second oldest person in the world and the oldest person in America (Born On July 4, 1898)
1. This is the world’s Oldest Living Person: Misao Okawa is 116 years old from Japan (Born On March 5, 1898)
Sources:imgur, usatoday, Guinness World Records