Inherently Good The imagination is a powerful force of life. Great men and women of the past have always held their wonderful, human imagination to be the source of their achievements and accomplishments. From great works of art, literature, sculpture, and architecture all the way to the success of civilization— all is born out of … Inherently Good Read More » The post Inherently Good appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Colette Maze is a 109-year-old French pianist. Not was, is. She plays passionately and well, and Debussy no less. Debussy is known as a particularly difficult composer to play, but not for Colette. How she’s been playing so well for so long is just one of Colette’s secrets. Lucky for us, she’s willing … Colette’s Secrets Read More » The post Colette’s Secrets appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Jayne Burns tried, but she just couldn’t stay retired. This past accountant has been working as a fabric cutter for the last 26 years at a store 20 miles from her home. She drives herself to her shift four days a week. Her 20-something colleagues love her and have made her a TikTok … Couldn’t Stay Retired Read More » The post Couldn’t Stay Retired appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
He’s being referred to as a “veteran U.S. diplomat” and an “old friend” of the Chinese. They are talking about how Henry Kissinger and how he just made a surprise trip to China. And they are particularly amazed at the fact that he just turned 100 years old. Trending Politics aside, this centenarian … An Old Friend Read More » The post An Old Friend appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
At the age of 10, Joan Carulla had an epiphany. He vowed to become un generador de amor – someone who generates love. At that early age he felt he was being called to do as much for humanity as possible. Fast forward 90 years, 100-year-old Joan has kept his vow. He is … Someone Who Generates Love Read More » The post Someone Who Generates Love appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The Swiss psychiatrist and founder of Analytical Psychology, Carl Jung, was known for seeing the mystical, metaphorical, archetypical, and cyclical aspects of life. Many credit his introspective ponderings and exploration with changing our perspectives today. Even more see his work as being the basis for understanding the possibilities of sage-ing, not aging. In … Sage-ing, Not Aging Read More » The post Sage-ing, Not Aging appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Dorothy Pointer is living her life today pretty much the same way she always has. According to Dorothy, “If I feel like doing anything I just go ahead and do it.” Her age, 102, is just a number to Dorothy, not a reason or an excuse for…anything. Active Lifestyle Age is not a … Just Go Ahead and Do It Read More » The post Just Go Ahead and Do It appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Mildred Kirschenbaum is an advice giving social media star. She’s got over 2.1 million views on TikTok and her Instagram posts have gone viral. Mildred is also 99, turning 100 in August. She’s packed a lot of wisdom and joy into those almost 100 years. Her advice? In an interview with Fox News … Do Yourself a Favor, Enjoy Everything Read More » The post Do Yourself a Favor, Enjoy Everything appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
According to nonagenarian Joy Ryan, “It’s your choice whether you’re going to have a grumpy day or a sunny day. So smile at everybody, and let everybody know you’re having a whale of a time.” For the past 8 years, Joy and her grandson Brad have been having super sunny days. How it … It’s Your Choice Read More » The post It’s Your Choice appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
In the high stakes world of poker, Chris Moneymaker is considered the man to beat. However, at the Palm Beach Kennel Club annual tournament this year, he was eliminated by another player. A man Chris says “punished him.” Who was it? 100-year-old Eugene Calden. Competitive poker is known as an activity that requires … High Stakes World of Poker Read More » The post High Stakes World of Poker appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Cliff Byfield is a legend. He’s renowned for his unwavering commitment to the timeless beauty and artistry of classic cars. Unquestionable, he is the very embodiment of passion, dedication, and craftsmanship when it comes to vintage vehicles. The fact that he just turned 100 hasn’t changed his love for these vehicles, or his … Unwavering Commitment Read More » The post Unwavering Commitment appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
When it comes to healthy longevity, the women are crushing it! Ruth Sweedler, 103, has her big sister Shirley Hodes, 106, showing her the way when it comes to healthy longevity. When Francis Kompus turned 100, she celebrated with her two older sisters – Julia Kopriva, 104, and Lucy Pochop, 102. And these are … The Women are Crushing It! Read More » The post The Women are Crushing It! appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
We are all guilty of constantly thinking. Few of us can deny that our mind is often in overdrive, and it takes a conscious effort to slow things down. But how often do we think about what we’re thinking, evaluate our thoughts? For most of us the answer is rarely. Actually, many of us … Believing by Default Read More » The post Believing by Default appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Ruth Slenczynska is the pianist believed to be Rachmaninov’s last living student. She began playing the piano at the age of 4. Impressive. She just released a new album on the Decca record label – at the age of 97. Even more impressive. My Life in Music is comprised of musical pieces she’s been playing … Rachmaninov’s Last Living Student Read More » The post Rachmaninov’s Last Living Student appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Dr. Gladys McGarey just turned 102 and had her 10th book published. The Well-Lived Life: A 102-Year-Old Doctor’s Six Secrets to Health and Happiness at Every Age was published by Atria Books, a division of Simon and Schuster. She’s also had a couple of books written by others about her. She’s a prolific writer, and … Found Her Voice at 93 Read More » The post Found Her Voice at 93 appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Three months before her 100th birthday, Annie Duplock, former circus worker, checked an item off her bucket list. She took center stage at the Zippos Circus in England and became a human target for a knife thrower, the circus’ finale act. To Annie, it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, and proof that life’s … Life’s a Circus! Read More » The post Life’s a Circus! appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Vincent Dransfield drives himself when he runs his errands. He cooks for himself, does his own chores, and walks between the basement, first, and second floors of his home where he lives alone – all without complaint. He’s as independent as ever, and he’s 109! If you ask him, Vincent will tell you he … As Independent as Ever Read More » The post As Independent as Ever appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
As if there weren’t already enough, here’s another good reason for good posture! Scientists in Japan conducted a study regarding older people’s posture and found that it may give clues to cognitive decline. This study by the Japanese isn’t a surprise. Attention to the spinal structure and its relation to overall health is far … Another Good Reason for Good Posture Read More » The post Another Good Reason for Good Posture appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Joe Laird is a cool guy with an amazing sense of humor. Turning 100 hasn’t changed any of that. Joe says he’s celebrating his “first 100.” This Kiwi was born in Whanganui, New Zealand. He was christened Lawrence Charles Laird, but at the age of four he decided that he would be called … His First 100 Read More » The post His First 100 appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Sally Jacobson just had a birthday party for her liver. Sally is only 78, but her liver is 100 years old. Really. If you’re thinking you’re too old for something – anything – this story should give you a reason to look at things differently. Sally’s Story In 2006, Sally was near death, … Her Liver is 100 Read More » The post Her Liver is 100 appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Maurine Loopstra proudly wears her new post workout jersey that reads “Maurine 100 Established 1923.” Maurine turned 100 on a Tuesday. On Wednesday she was back in the pool at her local YMCA. Maurine has been attending the 10 a.m. water aerobics class at her local Y in Anchorage, Alaska since the day the … Established 1923 Read More » The post Established 1923 appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
When asked about his life, Angelo Capritta says, “I just smile about all the different things that happened to me.” At 100 years old, this centenarian has experienced a lot of different things, including being front and center at the Battle of the Bulge. An independent thinker, Angelo defied orders in the field, but brought … Just Smile Read More » The post Just Smile appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
On Instagram she’s known as the dancing nana. Whether she’s doing the tush push at a family wedding or tap dancing at a local restaurant or community event, Shirley Goodman never stops moving. Keep Moving At 100 years old, she still enjoys twirling on the dance floor. Shirley started dancing when she was eight … Instagram’s Dancing Nana Read More » The post Instagram’s Dancing Nana appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
María Branyas Morera lived through two world wars, the Spanish civil war, the 1918 flu pandemic, and Covid. She made headlines shortly after her 113th birthday as one of the world’s oldest Covid survivors. Now, after the passing of 118-year-old Lucille Randon, María has been recognized as the oldest person alive. In an interview where … Let’s Enjoy Life Together Read More » The post Let’s Enjoy Life Together appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Earl Mallinger has been involved in harvests since the age of 3 or 4. That puts him at 100 harvests and counting. Earl is 105, and still farming sugarbeets in Oslo, Minnesota. By the way, he’s also Oslo’s oldest and longest resident. Earl was born in 1917. That was the same year his father, an … 100 Harvests and Counting Read More » The post 100 Harvests and Counting appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Eileen Kramer has been dancing through life for 108 years now…and counting. This Australian dancer and “all-around creative powerhouse” began dancing 90 years ago. Still, today, she finds no difficulty in doing daily movement exercises. These exercises involve shifting her body weight, turning, stretching, and proper breathing. Many might think that this type … Dancing Through Life Read More » The post Dancing Through Life appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Jean Bailey, 102, has been a fitness instructor for three years. She’s got the moves and enthusiastically guides others four times a week in seated aerobics. Her future plans? Jean says, “When I get old, I’ll quit.” Motivate and Move Jean started the exercise group in her independent living residence when Covid hit and … She’s Got the Moves Read More » The post She’s Got the Moves appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
“Growing old may be the only event in life that is both desired and feared,” according to Diane Halpern, former president of the American Psychological Association. In 2017, a study of more than 1,600 college students revealed that only 26.4% would choose to live to 100. What was behind these numbers? The participants said … Desired and Feared Read More » The post Desired and Feared appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Even 10 years ago it wouldn’t have been likely that you’d find an article asking 100 centenarians from around the world for their tips on a life well lived. Today things have changed. Centenarians are the fastest growing segment of the population in the US, and across the planet. Common Ground The Guardian … The Wisdom of 100 Centenarians Read More » The post The Wisdom of 100 Centenarians appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
So here’s a really interesting story – or two. Centenarian Robert “Bob” Gast from Warsaw, Indiana first appeared in a story about how this Rotarian was delivering Mobile Meals to those in need in his community. Taking the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self” to heart, Bob was quoted as saying “I like … Service Above Self Read More » The post Service Above Self appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.