Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world´s oldest person, celebrated her 116th birthday on Monday in New York.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Jones was born on July 6, 1899. When asked about her secret to longevity, she mentioned lots of sleep.
She lost her eyesight years ago and is hard of hearing. Apart from that, she is healthy. The world´s second oldest person is Emma Morano-Martinuzzi, a 115-year-old woman living in Italy.