Susannah Mushatt Jones, World's Oldest Person, Dies In Brooklyn At Age 116Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home Thursday night. He said she had been ill for the past 10 days.
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 DA: No Sense In Forced Premature RetirementAmericans are living longer, and now, some New Yorkers are calling for a new attitude toward older adults.