Tokyo, January 2 According to Japanese media reports, Riko Tanaka, a Japanese elderly man recognized by the Guinness World Records as the “world’s oldest living elderly” and “the world’s oldest living woman”, celebrated his 118th birthday on the 2nd.
Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903. In March 2019, she was recognized by Guinness World Records as the “World’s Longest Living Old Man” and “World’s Longest Living Woman”.
When asked by Japanese reporters the secret of longevity, Tanaka said it was “eating food and learning” and said that her goal in life was to live to 120 years old.
Tanaka is now living in a nursing home in Fukuoka, Japan. According to the nursing staff of the nursing home, Tanaka usually does radio gymnastics, mathematical calculation problems and Othello chess.
She has a good appetite and likes sweets. Her favorites are chocolate and coke. Nursing staff said that although the COVID-19 epidemic in Japan is relatively serious, Tanaka still maintains a happy life every day.