Thank you to Martha Hendricks for agreeing to share this tip, a timely one for the season.
Q: Imagine a younger person telling you they want to achieve a happy, healthy old age. Give your very best tip, in 30 words or fewer.
A: Be grateful for every good thing that is in your life, in spite of limitations that may arrive.
Q. Why did you choose to share that particular tip?
A. (Martha) I have found, in my 70s, that gratitude always gets me out of a time of feeling sorry for myself. Keeps life positive even in tough times.
Q. How old are you?
Q. Did you follow any advice that you were given about achieving a happy, healthy old age?
A. Not really until I was about 75 and discovered 2 TED talks that changed my whole outlook on my elder years. Ashton Applewhite and Dr. Bill Thomas.