Did you know that there are more than 50,000 centenarians (people who are 100 years and older) living in the U.S. and the number is growing? Please take a look at this fascinating group of people and what we can learn from the centenarian lifestyle. Here are some interesting highlights:
- While there are over 50,000 centenarians living in the U.S., there are just over 60 supercentenarians.
- The U.N. estimates that by 2050 there will be over 4.1 million centenarians worldwide.
- Largest concentrations of centenarians are found in Canada, Ecuador, Carribbean, Italy, and Japan.
- Women make up 81% of those 100+ years old.