You’re only as young as you feel, and no one knows this better than Seattle resident Albertha Dorsey. Albertha is 93-years young and living proof that how we perceive age can have a profound impact on how we actually grow old.
On a cloudless Sunday afternoon in April, a 100-year-old woman named Ida Keeling laced up her mustard yellow sneakers and took to the track at the Fieldston School in the Bronx. Her arrival was met without fanfare. In fact, no one in the stands seemed to notice her at all.
When Gloria isn’t knitting, she’s doing yoga, zumba and tennis, to name just a few pastimes – often with family and friends. When she is knitting, the NYC grandma is earning money. “For the first time in years, I can say that I am working!”