100-year-old leads exercise classes, checks in on Facebook

AP News
Posted: Jan 08, 2015 12:52 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 100-year-old exercise instructor says the secret to longevity is an attitude of gratitude.

St. Paul resident Lauretta Taggert celebrated her triple-digit birthday this week.

Taggert says she doesn't let her age slow her down — she's been an exercise instructor for the past 15 years.

She also knows you're never too old to keep up with technology. KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/1BQbV4K ) reports Taggert orders new books on Amazon and connects with family and friends on Facebook.

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Jana Kyser, the property manager at the senior apartment complex where Taggert lives, says there's one more piece of wisdom she's learned from Taggert: "Honey, don't ever let your hair go gray."


Information from: KARE-TV, http://www.kare11.com