centenarian


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someone who is at least 100 years old

being at least 100 years old

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Japan has a high percentage of the world's centenarians, many of whom are from the southern Okinawa region.
But hitting the century mark was becoming such a regular occurrence among residents at Penacook Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Haverhill, Massachusetts, that a couple of years ago the staff began an annual celebration to honor their centenarians.
The scene is a clever literary rendition of Antoine-Jean Gros's 1804 painting "Bonaparte visitant les pestiferes de Jaffa," with the Centenarian replacing the central figure of Napoleon.
Tomorrow, The Bowring Centenarian train will depart again from Lime Street at midday for Earlestown and Roby for a parade from Roby Road to Bowring Park (now in Knowsley) for the re-enactment presentation ceremony.
At 29 miles long and 16 miles wide, with a population of 70,000, Dominica boasts 20 centenarians, and has the second-highest longevity in the western hemisphere (second only to Canada), according to Janice Jackson of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
In the future, our centenarian population will probably be healthier than the long-term health of Social Security.
Until now British racing's most famous centenarian has been Sir Michael Sobell, who was the longest-lived among both Jockey Club members and Derby-winning owners.
And the centenarian always said she would "shoot for 150 if I made it to 100.
The centenarian sample is not weighted, as population targets for this group are not available.
7 For every 100 centenarian women, the number of centenarian men in 2010.
The centenarian spent her early years in Broad Street until her home was bombed during World War Two.
But centenarian Bob Hogg ably manages these tasks and apparently in an expert manner to boot (Gazette, 12.
CENTENARIAN Ruth Browning has survived two world wars, her husband and her son.
For every 100 centenarian females, there were only 20.
They have been the fastest-growing segment of our population in terms of age," said Thomas Perls, director of the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University.