It took 913 candles to celebrate just 9 birthdays at this care home (Mount Saint Joseph)

Loo May King says her secret to longevity is eating lots of rice and chicken thighs.

The great-grandmother, who turned 100 in March, was one of nine residents at Vancouver's Mount Saint Joseph care home who marked a birthday with three numerals in the past year — with the oldest turning 107. 

The centenarian has four kids, eight grandchildren and several great-grand-children whom she wishes she could help raise. 

Tina Lovegreen reports

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