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Gladys Phillips
Lottie Kolodziej
Warner Robbins, GA
Only 83






Tell us about your family and your accomplishments.

I have a daughter and 2 step-sons. I live with my daughter and son-in-law and 2 grandchildren. I was born in New Britain, Connecticut and when I was 1 year old my parents and I returned to Poland. There were 6 children in my family. During WWII, I was taken by the Nazi's to work in a forced labor farm. I survived WWII and in 1961, my daughter and I immagrated to the U.S.A. I have lived 32 years in Poland, 5 in Germany and 46 years in the U.S.A.

Do you visit a senior center?

Yes. Warner Robbins Senior Center.

How long have you been attending the center? What made you start going to the center?

Two years. It's like my second home. I started to attend the Senior Center to socialize.

What kinds of activities do you enjoy at the center?

Learning new things, puzzles, bingo and exercising.

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

The center refreshes and challenges my mind and gives me more energy.

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

In the past I have volunteered at the soup kitchen, worked at the St. Vincent society and food bank, and visited the sick and disabled in nursing homes.

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

Join a church and be active in it. Pray in all circumstances and seek advice from more knowledgeable people.













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