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Tips for Staying Mentally Sharp

You would never know it, but sisters Ruth Sweedler and Shirley Hodes have both lived beyond the century mark. “I don’t feel that I’m old,” Sweedler, 103, told CNBC — and her older sister agrees. “I’m not that old!” Hodes, 106, exclaimed. “I don’t feel old, that’s the truth.”

Their tips for staying mentally sharp include reading (“That’s the best thing for your mind,” Hodes said) and maintaining social connections. Read the rest of their longevity advice here.

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