World’s Oldest Living Person Japanese Tanaka Turned 118!
Japanese woman Kane Tanaka, recognized as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records, has on January 2 turned 118, reports Anadolu Agency citing local media outlets.
According to NHK News report, Tanaka celebrated her 118th birthday at her current residence which is in fact a care facility situated in Fukuoka, the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture.
The report added that the woman, born on Jan 2, 1903, had celebrated her birthday by clapping hands and cutting cake. She also expressed her desire to remain healthy until the age of 120.
Tanaka is in good health, takes foods three times a day and does exercise routinely even at this age, added the report.