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Atlanta Regional Commission

Although Atlanta may be seeing a boom of retirees in recent years, young people still cluster in the city, according to the above map from the Atlanta Regional Commission.

Three days a week women over 50 from different parts of Atlanta meet at the Dynamo swim club in Chamblee for water aerobics class. Most of them are here for class that gives them a low impact exercise option. To pass the time during lessons many of them sing old songs - one of which dates back to 1881.

Nursing Home Singer

Jun 27, 2013

Every few weeks, Ivy Hall, an assisted living facility for senior citizens, has a musical visitor. "Crazy Marty," as they fondly call him, plays rockin' renditions of audience favorites from bygone eras. His music, says the staff, gets the residents singing in their seats.

Jessica McGowan/Guinness World Records

The oldest living person in the world lives just outside Atlanta. And that's official according to Guinness World Records.

Besse Cooper celebrated her 116th birthday on Sunday at a nursing home in Walton County.