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May 2016 Newsletters!

mayWe can’t believe it’s already May! Where does the time go?

Glen Park’s newsletters are ready just in time for you to view our facilities’ planned activities for the next 31 days of spring.

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“The world’s favorite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.”
–  Edwin Way Teale

Want to Know the Secret to Living a Long Life?


It’s your lucky day, because the oldest person alive shares some advice and wisdom on how to live your best life. Susannah Mushatt Jones is currently 116 years of age and will be turning 117 in July this summer. Born in 1899, she lived in an eleven-sibling household and her parents in Alabama. After finishing high school, she moved to New York in 1923 and still resides there. She got married and divorced once and had no children. She is happy to be surrounded by her 100 nieces and nephews. At age 100, she stopped cooking, but still loves her four strips of bacon and eggs every morning.

So here’s some of the secrets Susannah wants to share with everyone to help prolong our lives and make us happier.

1. Absolutely no smoking, partying, or drinking alcohol

2 .Love the small things in life and make meaning of them

3. Give love and respect to others

4. Stick to a routine- it can be extremely beneficial to having a healthy mind, body, and soul.

5. Stop complaining

6. Eat fruit- it’s packed with energy


Do you agree with Susannah’s advice and will you be try to incorporate any of it in your life? If yes, please share with us in the comments below.