Susannah Mushatt Jones

Susannah Mushatt Jones the world's oldest person will turn 116 next week. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Woman, World’s Oldest Person To Turn 116 Next Week

Somebody in Brooklyn is going to be buying a lot of birthday candles. The borough is home to the world’s oldest person, and she’s about to celebrate another birthday.


Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: No Sense In Forced Premature Retirement

Americans are living longer, and now, some New Yorkers are calling for a new attitude toward older adults.