Walter Breuning, the oldest living man at 114 years of age certified by the Guinness Book of World Records, recently dispensed advice based upon some of the recent inquiries he’s received as part of the distinction of be the oldest living man. Breuning, who has lived at Ventas’s The Rainbow Senior Living in Great Falls, Montana, was born September 21, 1896 and dresses in a suit and tie each day and attributes his longevity to eating well and keeping physically and mentally active.
Walter’s Answers to His Top 5 List of Favorite Questions:
1. What is your advice to today’s youth?
Stay in school and get as much education as possible, work as long as you can (I worked until I was 99) and always help others…
2. What did you do for fun when you were young?
We made things up for ourselves to do.
3. What is your favorite music?
The music today is screeching. I liked Sinatra, the Rat Pack, and Bing Crosby.
4. What was the first move you ever saw?
The first "talkie" that I saw was The Jazz Singer with Al Jolson. When it came to Great Falls, there were lines around the corner to see the movie.
5. What was your favorite decade?
I liked them all. There were good things in every decade.