100-Year-Old Man Is The World’s Oldest Working Doctor
make the most of: use or enjoy something as much as possible, getting the greatest value or benefit from it
Dr. Howard Tucker, a 100-year-old man from Ohio, is the world’s oldest practicing doctor. He shares five lifestyle rules for living a long, happy, and healthy life.
First, Dr. Tucker never spends his days retired. He believes that working and staying active can help maintain mental sharpness. Second is exercise. He walks at least three miles on most days. Third, Dr. Tucker doesn’t smoke. Fourth, he practices moderation in his diet and lifestyle.
Lastly, Dr. Tucker thinks it’s important to keep learning and share what you learn with others. While working as a doctor, he went to night school to study the law in his 60s and became a licensed lawyer at 67. He continues to learn new things, teach, and share his experience with others, contributing to his sense of purpose and happiness.
Dr. Tucker says, “The real secret to longevity is that there are no secrets. But we live daily and die once, so we must make the most of the time we have.”
1. To make the most of his short vacation, he planned as many fun activities as he could.
2. They wanted to make the most of their after class study group meets, so they only let serious students join.
3. To make the most of our limited time on earth, we should prioritize spending quality time with our loved ones and creating lasting memories.
What’s Next?: A Movie About Dr. Tucker Coming Soon