“I just thank the Lord that I’m here and that he has allowed me to have all these good years.” Those all the words of 101-year-old Jack Gillooly, just weeks before his 102nd birthday. A Navy man, Jack started his career as a football player. He takes pride in the fact that Navy never … All These Good Years Read More » The post All These Good Years appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Forget about the family photos or summer home. The best kind of inheritance is the one that belongs to children of parents who live to be 100 years old or older. According to a new study published in The Journals of Gerontology, these children inherit survival advantages. Survival Advantage So what exactly is a survival … The Best Kind of Inheritance Read More » The post The Best Kind of Inheritance appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Wearing a black baseball cap with the message, “100 Never Looked So Good,” Irwin Wertheimer celebrated his 100 birthday at one of his favorite places – the gym. Irwin has been going to that gym several times a week for the last 20 years. Weekly he takes three senior fitness classes, two cardio classes, and … 100 Never Looked So Good Read More » The post 100 Never Looked So Good appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Judy Gaman never thought she’d have a centenarian as a best friend. But as Judy found out, friendship knows no age. Lucille Fleming was just one of many centenarians Judy interviewed as part of her book, “Age to Perfection: How to Thrive to 100, Happy, Healthy, and Wise.” Yet, Lucille managed to immediately set herself … Friendship Knows No Age Read More » The post Friendship Knows No Age appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
“Our calls always end with ‘I love you,'” said Sam Goldstein. He’s sitting next to Violet Winter in his apartment as she smiles and nods. Sam Goldstein and Violet Winter have been dating for 3 years. They speak three or four or five times a day on the phone. Sam is 102 and Violet is … I Love You Read More » The post I Love You appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
At age 101, Betty Grenig is the American Red Cross’ oldest and longest-serving volunteer. She has been serving the nonprofit for over 80 years across the nation and even overseas. Betty began volunteering in 1939. Her very patriotic mother encouraged her, then a 17-year-old high school student, to knit socks for soldiers in the Army. … American Red Cross’ Oldest Volunteer Read More » The post American Red Cross’ Oldest Volunteer appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The Elders are an independent group of global leaders working together for peace, justice, and human rights. You may not heard of them collectively, but individually they are some of the most recognized and respected people in the world, including former president Jimmy Carter. While many Elders came from public service, they no longer hold … The Elders Read More » The post The Elders appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Joe Smith, who just turned 100, has been working at the same firm for 57 years. His employer calls him the company’s guiding light. This boss has reaped the benefits of having a dedicated, sharp employee handling the finances of his various companies for a long time. Joe’s 100 Year Lifestyle has allowed him to … Guiding Light Read More » The post Guiding Light appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
One of American’s most beloved television writers, Norman Lear, has turned 100! When asked by USA TODAY about the milestone he replied, “”I cannot believe a century has passed. I’d rather believe a new century starts. How exciting is that?” Most people today aren’t aware that Lear has reached this age, because he’s never stopped … A New Century Starts Read More » The post A New Century Starts appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Helen Marrese has a tradition. Every year on her birthday she says, “Maybe one more year.” This year she turned 105 and counting. Yes, she’s already looking ahead to her 106th birthday. At her party over fifty people including four generations of family, ages 5 to 105, got together to celebrate. Helen has 11 grandchildren … 105 and Counting Read More » The post 105 and Counting appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
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