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Love, Life and Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian

Love, Life and Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian


When was the last time you sat down to take a break and allowed yourself to forget about the clock? When was the last time you weren’t wasting said break, busy worrying about the next thing on your ‘to-do list?’ We’ll let you in on a secret, it’s part of the simple recipe to living to 100 years old.

While many of us view our productivity as key to a successful existence, it’s just as important to give ourselves time to rest for a long, happy life – or so says Lucille!

Lucille, a 100-year-old lover of life, shares her stories, laughs and wisdom in an unlikely friendship with author, Judy Gaman, in this 4x award-winning read. Her entertaining and sometimes surprising life anecdotes will have readers turning the page to see what might come next – all while offering invaluable life lessons along the way, including longevity life hacks that teach you how to live longer.

The reader will laugh, cry, and be madder than hell, but by the end of the book, they will see the world a little differently. They will see it through the eyes of Lucille, a centenarian who wore ribbons in her hair and an infectious smile on her lips. A woman who has been there, done that, and left the stories with Judy to tell about it.


The Secret To Living Longer

Meet Lucille and author Judy Gaman, an inseparable pair whose friendship blossomed unexpectedly. In this book, they explore how people are living longer than we ever have before, and it’s not just because of technology and advances in medicine, but also from making wiser choices. You’ll laugh, cry and and most of all – learn – with valuable life anecdotes from the ultimate lover of life, Lucille.


Love, Life and Lucille: Lessons from a Centenarian has won several awards, including: Best Selling Book, Readers’ Favorite® Book Award Winner, Readers’ Favorite® Five Stars, and International Book Awards Finalist.

About the book: 

Judy Gaman, a leader here at Executive Medicine of Texas, was so emersed in her job, a job that included writing health and wellness books and hosting a nationally syndicated radio show. Every day was full speed ahead and no looking back. That is, until the day she met Lucille Fleming.

While working on a book about longevity, Judy interviewed Lucille, an elegant and spirited woman who had just recently turned 100. Lucille was larger than life. What began as a quick meeting became a lasting friendship that transformed into an inseparable bond. Lucille brought incredible wisdom and great stories, while Judy provided avenues for excitement and new opportunities. Together, the two were living life to the fullest, while meeting the most interesting people along the way.

Lucille’s lessons would reshape Judy’s life, changing her path forever. When Lucille’s life came to an end through unexpected and unfortunate circumstances, the very first lesson that Lucille had taught Judy proved to be the most important. Lucille’s secret to living a long and meaningful life is one that must be shared. Everyone needs a Lucille in their life, and this book is the way to bring her to them.

Love, Life, and Lucille is about the one lesson we all need to learn in order to live together in peace and harmony. I can think of no other time in history when this story of forgiveness and unconditional love would be more appropriate or important.