A master’s degree in gerontology can provide you with the ability to work in public policy, administration and public health, where you can study issues that affect the elderly. Sometimes it pays to learn about people who were born before the twentieth century and who survive today as supercentenarians — or, individuals who are over the age of 110 years. The following 15 individuals fall into that category, and these links can lead you to more information about these amazing people. Interestingly, only one person listed below is male, two are African American women, and six out of the 15 individuals were born and raised in Japan. (more…)