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December 14, 2015 @ 10:41 pm by admin

100 Years Young

Masonic Homes resident and 100+ Club member Betty Ehly isn’t done growing. She’s pictured below with Washington Hospital executives, having recently been honored for her contributions of handmade blankets for premature babies.

As the end of the year approaches, the Masonic Homes celebrates its 100+ Club – a special group of residents who are all 100 years old or older. The Club currently has eight members, ranging from 100 to 107. Their secret? According to Carolee Rodrigo, assistant director of programs, “They are busy still pursuing things that bring purpose to their lives. The key to 100+ is all about lifestyle.” The residents engage in a range of activities – from knitting and singing in the on-campus choir, to participating in committees and events.

As resident Betty Ehly, 102, puts it, “I was put here for a purpose. Each morning when I wake up, I know I’m not done. Every day, I look for a new way to learn and grow.”

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