Woman celebrates 106th birthday: Shares secret to her long life

Woman celebrates 106th birthday: Shares secret to her long life

- Nancy Stewart, 106, has shared her secret to long life

- The elderly woman, who recently celebrated her birthday, stated that having a good sense of humour is what has kept her going

- Stewart is said to be the oldest person in Ireland who still lives in her own home

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A 106-year-old woman identified as Nancy Stewart from Clonard, Ireland, has stated that having a good sense of humour is her secret to a long and healthy life. Stewart who is said to be the oldest person in Ireland still living in her own home, and she also advised that staying away from alcohol and cigarettes can aid longevity.

While speaking to RTE, she said: "Have a good humour, don't fight with anyone and do your job well. That's all."

Stewart clocked a new age and celebrated her special day in style. She used the occasion to call on the government to provide good homes for the homeless.

Interestingly, Stewart spends her free time volunteering to help the homeless, and the pensioner also donates money to charity when she is able to. As far as having a good life is concerned, Stewart believes she's having a great one.

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In an interview, she also advised people to stay off alcohol and cigarettes and when it comes to unwinding and relaxing, Stewart recommended having tea with friends and having a good conversation. She added, provided they make the tea themselves.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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