WELLNESS & FITNESS

"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity

Date August 2, 2019 13:33

Louise Signore, of the Bronx, NY recently turned 107 and when sharing the secret to her longevity, she bluntly says, “I never got married.”

Signore, who was born in Harlem in 1912, shares that she’s “had enough parties,” having celebrated huge ones ever since she turned 99.

"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her LongevityCBS New York / YouTube

Her matter-of-fact humor brings endless joy to friends, some of whom are decades younger than Louise. Her friend Deborah Whitaker told CBS2:

“She’s got no walking cane, no wheelchair. She does all her shopping. She’s awesome,”

The woman is always proud of her Italian heritage, Louise moved to the Bronx as a young girl, happily calling the borough home ever since.

"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her LongevityCBS New York / YouTube

In her golden years, she’s danced almost daily, and can play bocce with the best of them. She still lives alone, and reveals that’s been a key to less stress:

"I think the secret of 107, I never got married. I think that's the secret."

Signore revealed some of her tips for longevity, which include dancing, playing bingo and eating Italian food.

“ I do the exercise... I dance. I still a do a little dancing. After my lunch, I will play bingo, so I had a full day,”

- Louise said. Moreover, her sister who unfortunately couldn’t attend the party is 102.

"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her LongevityCBS New York / YouTube

The woman doesn’t take any medicine besides high blood pressure pill. Yet, aging with grace hasn’t been without challenges. She’s legally blind, recently overcame pneumonia, and at 103 survived an assault and robbery in her apartment building.

Believe it or not, the woman looks amazing! There is still vital energy in her voice and special charm in her smile.

"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her Longevity"I Never Got Married": 107-Year-Old Woman Says Being Single Is The Key Secret Of Her LongevityRuslan Guzov / Shutterstock.com

We do hope that 107 is only the beginning for this awesome person!