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If you knew you'd live to 100, how would you change your life today?

Category: 100 Year Stories

100 Year Stories

Ever-Expanding Horizons

    Meredith Wilshere clearly loves her nonagenarian grandmother, Grosi. Not only is it clear in her writing that she loves her, but she’s also

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The Realm of Aging

    In the realm of aging, there exists a select group of individuals who defy the odds and stand as living testaments to the

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Eclipse Chaser

    Being 105 years old means you’ve seen a lot of things in your lifetime. However, Laverne Biser hasn’t just focused on earthly goings

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The Joy of Aging

    All four brothers are mentally sharp, physically active, pillars of their communities, and the centers of their extensive families. Nguyen Ngoc Quynh is

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Positively Amazing

    Noreen Haygood celebrated her birthday at her women’s club where she’s been a member for 20 years. She turned 100. Noreen says that

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Bridge to Healthy Longevity

    Edna Segers doesn’t look anywhere near her age. She just turned 100. She’s physically active with a sharp mind and an obvious zest

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Living at 100%

    Amy Ettinger is living at 100%. She’s also only 49, and she’s been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, uterine

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Love Knows No Age

    Harold Terens and Jeanne Swerlin were introduced by a mutual friend in 2021. This June they’ll be married, surrounded by their families, in

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Carrying the Torch

    In 1924, France hosted the Olympic Summer games. Frenchman Charles Coste was also born that year. Now, in 2024, the Olympics are once

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Spitfire

    The plane was a Spitfire, Britain’s best loved WWII aircraft, and it was flying to raise money for a charity. The pilot was

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One Day at a Time in Malta

    Mary Gauci is, by all accounts, amazing. She does her own grocery shopping, cooks fresh food every day, cleans her home, washes her

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Dive In

    Taghi Askari has never let anything keep him out of the water. At 100, he performed an exhibition dive at the 2024 World

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Boogie Man

    Nick Kazuska is a boogie man. That’s boogie with an “ie,” not a “y.” At 104 he’s a talented musician who plays the

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First Lady of Fitness

    She predates Jane Fonda on the workout scene. Together with her husband, Jack LaLanne, they were credited as revolutionizing modern physical fitness. Today,

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Change Your Life

How to Live a Happier Life

    It might sound extreme but, according to psychologists, thinking and talking about death and our own mortality doesn’t have to be morbid. We’re

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Full of Beans

    The expression “full of beans” refers to someone having lots of energy and enthusiasm. In the case of Helena Pereira dos Santos, the

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Still Going Strong

    At 100, Bea Baker looks and acts like someone half her age. She’s still going strong, with no plans on stopping.  She just

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Endless Possibilities

    Evelyn Brandt Thomas has spent her life and is still today proving that age is just a mindset and that life is filled

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You Could Be a Centenarian

    If you’ve been reading The 100 Year Lifestyle stories about centenarians, nonagenarians, and supercentenarians, you have probably noticed that very few of these

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Lifting Weights and Spirits

    Bess Lampson is a regular at her local gym. Despite her age, 100, she shows up and does the work, giving 100%. Everyone

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Don’t Think Old

    There’s really no stopping New Yorker Dorothy Wiggins. Her Instagram account (@dorothylovesnewyork), her TikTok account (dorothylovesnewyork),and her more than 125,000 followers would agree,

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Defying Expectations

    Daphne Mingard earned the nickname Tuppence or Tups at a young age. To the British, a tuppence is two pennies. Someone who is

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103 and Still Running

    He’s a super athlete by any standard. Sawang Chanpram just returned from the 22nd Asian Masters Athletics Championships in the Philippines with 4

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In a League of Her Own

    Grace Malloy has been engaging in her favorite pastime since 1955. She took up bowling at the age of 32. Now, at 100,

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The Centenarian Next Door

    Picture this. You’re a well known, popular singer (Rachel Platten) out walking your dog during COVID. Your beloved pooch does his business on

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Third Generation Centenarian

    Ken Turner doesn’t see turning 100 as being unique. He’s actually a third generation centenarian, reaching the milestone like both his father and

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To Our Last Breath

    At The 100 Year Lifestyle we have long said that your healthy longevity is birthright time, not borrowed time. We all deserve to

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Each Year Better Than the Last

    If you ask 100-year-old Dorothy (Dottie) Iverson to pick a favorite year of her life, she’ll tell you she can’t. According to her,

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