Tag: longevity

Emma Morano Ignored Medical Advice and Ended Up Being World’s Oldest Person, Dies Aged 117

By AnonWatcher Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person has died, aged 117. Ignoring current medical advice, Morano followed advice given to her when she was 20 and outlived everyone. The world’s oldest person has died, aged 117. Emma Morano died peacefully in her armchair in her…

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There’s no need to lock older people into nursing homes ‘for their own safety’

By Marta Woolford, Monash University and Joseph Ibrahim, Monash University Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up “for their own safety”. But our review shows there’s little justification in most cases for this unfair and unreasonable practice. In most cases,…

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Remembering Bernando LaPallo, Supercentenarian Who Passed at Age 114

By Heather Callaghan Bernando LaPallo was a well-known supercentenarian who turned 114 last Fall. He lived by the creed, you are what you eat. He was a passionate testament of his healthy lifestyle and outlived his doctors and critics. He eschewed french fries and red meat for five daily, life-giving…

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