A recent article out of South Africa cites Betje de Vroome as the oldest living human being. She was born Sept. 24th, 1866… The world has literally changed before her very eyes. *
Think about how family members are now living longer. While people used to live into their 70’s, people regularly live now into their 90’s. At the church I attend we have a woman who turned 100 over the summer. With medical advancements more and more people are expected to live to 150 years of age.