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A 90-year-old teacher’s advice for staying happy and healthy in old age

MARGARET WATER INSTRUCTOR
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Hint: It’s something we all have the ability to do!

Before a water aerobics teacher at a swimming pool in Scotland moved to Spain, she searched for a replacement to take her over-50s class. Surprisingly, the person she turned to was 90-year-old Margaret Main, who happily agreed to take over the two classes every week. In a video recently posted by the BBC, the nonagenarian not only impresses with her agility and fitness levels, but with her attitude to a truly fulfilling life.

You might want to stock up on some porridge and whiskey before listening to these words of wisdom …