Wearing a black baseball cap with the message, “100 Never Looked So Good,” Irwin Wertheimer celebrated his 100 birthday at one of his favorite places – the gym. Irwin has been going to that gym several times a week for the last 20 years. Weekly he takes three senior fitness classes, two cardio classes, and one yoga class, each an hour long. In addition, he takes daily 1.5 to 2 mile walks. Irwin still drives himself and DJ, his corgi. He also lives alone and prepares his own healthy meals.
Irwin owned his own business and didn’t stop going until the age of 89 when his son took over. Irwin still claims he never worked a day in his life because he loved it. He may not go to the office anymore, but don’t think this active centenarian is only exercising his body. He keeps his mind sharp with a variety of hobbies. Irwin collects stamps and beer cans, and attends senior classes at California State University through their lifelong learning program. Believing “It is important to be inquisitive and stay interested in the world,” he takes classes like Greek and Roman history and history of religions.
It sounds like Irwin has mastered his 100 Year Lifestyle. Clearly. he has been living 100:100, 100% for 100 years, and is looking forward to more! Irwin is living proof that life can not only good, but can be great until your last breath! Indeed, 100 never looked so good! Irwin, we’re impressed! And he’s got some great advice you won’t want to miss. You’ve got to keep reading.