Bernice Martin, a long time resident of The New McLean Home in Simsbury, turned 107 years old on Wednesday, December 6. The home celebrated Bernice’s birthday at 12:00 PM in the main dining area surround by her friends and relatives.
Bernice is a passionate gardener and is the original founder of the Simsbury Garden Club of which she continues to be an active member. She can also be found spending time caring for the plans in the McLean Greenhouse. She is also an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Bernice says her secret to longevity is to have a positive attitude. “I have no intention of giving up, So I don’t.”