Imagine Being 104 Years Old!

April 28, 2012

At St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, 2801 E. Morgan Avenue, we are privileged to share some of our days with Mary Huth – who celebrated her 104th Birthday with us on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

Mary’s great-grand son usually brings her to St. Ann Center every other Tuesday, to have a bath in our comfortable whirlpool tub and to get her hair done. She has been having her hair done by Carol in our Beauty Salon for at least the last six years. Mary’s family said, “We are lucky to be a part of your center.”

If you have the pleasure to meet Mary you would be impressed immediately. This centenarian is full of spark and shares a beautiful smile with everyone she meets.

Of course we had to ask her “what’s the secret to a long life?” She responded, “Laughter …and a Coke soda each day!” We teased her about her “Coke” habit - she laughed and shared with us her glorious smile.

In an article from American Statesman Staff, Helen Anders, said Mary is among approximately 104,099 Americans, by U.S. census count, who are 100 or older. People are living longer because technological advancements and drugs cure illnesses that once ended lives. By 2050, the government projects, there will be 601,000 centenarians. A recent study published in the medical journal The Lancet goes even further, suggesting that most babies born after 2000 in developed countries will live to be 100.

We are so very happy to spend such a wonderful day with Mary! Happy Birthday Mary – Well be waiting to celebrate your 105th with you!

Community Watch

» Miles from home: Greendale's Hilborn to compete in Olympics marathon — for Latvia Updated:  7/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Franklin Night Out Aug. 1 to kick off national event the following day 7/29

» Franklin resident Darlene Habanek to present at Quilt Expo in Madison 7/29

» Hales Corners Library ends summer reading program with comedy, prizes 7/27

» South side restaurant operators to plead guilty in tax fraud case 7/27

» Oak Creek prepares for National Night Out Updated:  7/27

» Jack Redmond & Frank Disco Gratke vie for chance at state assembly 7/26

» Franklin school specialist is 'Making IT Happen' with technology 7/26

» Bridge connects offerings at Abendschein Park 7/26

» New pickleball courts to be painted at Ken Windl, Pleasant View Parks 7/26

» Walks catch up to Oak Creek baseball team in state loss to Marquette 7/26

» Hales Corners Night Out to "promote and preserve prosperous community" 7/26

» Franklin Library to host Pokemon Go Night on August 11 7/26

» Amber Frymark wins Hottest Kitchen Entreprenuer Challenge 7/26

» Lawmaker Grobschmidt knew how to reach across the aisle 7/25

» Oak Creek Public Library to host Hogwarts Reunion 7/25

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA State Summer Baseball Tournament Updated:  7/22

» Big inning leads Marquette past Oak Creek in state semifinal 7/22

» Sue Haislmaier's watercolor paintings on display at botanical gardens 7/22

» Franklin community shows support for local police officers 7/21

» Traveling Beer Gardens coming to Hales Corners Park 7/21

» Moth Night at Wehr Nature Center July 29&30 7/21

» Oak Creek hangs banners at Drexel Town Square in honor of local military heroes 7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement