Seniors in the News

Seniors in the News is a compilation of articles and news items of interest to those professionals and volunteers that work with seniors.

World’s Oldest Man, a Confectioner From Poland, Survived Auschwitz

Israel Kristal lived through the tumult of two world wars, lost his family in the Holocaust and escaped death in the Auschwitz concentration camp. He then built a new life in Israel. On Friday, at the age of 112 years and 178 days, he was declared the oldest man in the world.