It was the most popular question of the day. But it was one Vera Tomlinson didn’t seem to tire of answering. After all, when you reach 101, everybody wants to know the secret to a long life.
The ribbon for the new McMaster and St. Peter’s Hospital research facility on aging, the GERAS Centre, was cut last week by 101-year-old Vera Tomlinson, who shared her secret of longevity as having a love of life.
At the age of 101, Vera Tomlinson continues to live life to the fullest. Tomlinson is one of the participants in the hospital’s falls and fracture prevention clinic.
GERAS (Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences) Centre is the latest centre to join the Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University research community.