. Those that are still with us are most likely in skilled care facilities or are receiving "at home" care .
. In 1960 there were 3,000 people over 100 years old.
. In 1997 there were 54,000 people over 100 years old.
. Older than 100?
In 2014, there were 72,197 Americans aged 100 or older, according to
a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That number is up
44 percent from 2000, when there were only 50,281 centenarians.