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Kathryn Ledbetter
Kathryn Ledbetter
Cumming, GA
88 Years Young

 

 

 

 

 


Tell us about your family and your accomplishments.

I have lived in Forsyth County my entire life. I have 6 children, 15 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren with 2 more expected before Christmas.

Do you visit a senior center?

Yes, Forsyth County Senior Center.

How long have you been attending the center?

14 years. After my husband passed away I need to get involved in activities.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy at the center?
Exercise, Bingo, Mexican Train Dominoes, Trips

How has the center helped you Age Well and Live Well?

It keeps me busy!
I participated in the Live Healthy Georgia - Seniors Taking Charge study and lost 8 pounds and down 2 clothing sizes.

Do you volunteer at your senior center or at other community organizations?

At the senior center I volunteer setting up and calling Bingo and help serve in the kitchen. I also volunteer at the Coal Mountain Elementary School.

What advice would you give to young people today on how to live a good long life?

Stay active - don't sit down with folded hands.
Be on the move!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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