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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

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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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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Still Working at 100

    Thelma Coyd-Cording is still working at 100, and doesn’t have any plans to retire. She’s a beautician who loves what she’s doing, has

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The Planet’s Oldest Bodybuilder

    Jim Arrington was recognized by Guinness World Records as the planet’s oldest bodybuilder in 2015. Today, at 90, he’s still entering and winning

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Making Up for Lost Time

    Joy France spent her childhood walking to school with her hands over her eyes. She believed that way she could go totally unnoticed.

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Feels Good at 107

    If you talk to Bobbie West, she’ll tell you she feels good at 107 years old! Her vision is poor, and she doesn’t

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On His Way

  Joe Delfausse isn’t a centenarian, yet. But he’s well on his way. While he’s only 82, he’s clearly living his 100 Year Lifestyle. He’s

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Longevity Runs in Her Family

    Elizabeth Francis set a few records as she celebrated her birthday. She became the oldest living person in Texas, the second oldest in

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Not Close to Shooting His Age

    Avid golfers often talk about shooting their age. If you score at or below your age for ideally 18 holes – that’s impressive!

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Flying High

    John Hartness has been flying high since he was 16 years old. So, it’s no wonder that he took to the sky to

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Inherently Good

  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

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Colette’s Secrets

    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

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