BRICK – Marie Savignano, a resident at Willow Springs Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Brick, recently celebrated her 105th birthday. Her secrets to life longevity are “always take care of yourself, don’t abuse your body, surround yourself with friends and do things you enjoy the most.”
She also states: “one glass of red wine with dinner helps, too!”
“Marie is beloved by all of the residents and care team members here at Willow Springs, and we are so happy to be able to celebrate her birthday with her,” said Eli Rosenblum, administrator. “She lives each day to the fullest, joining in all of our activities and spending time with friends and family.”
The most memorable moment in Savignano’s life, she says, was when she found out she was pregnant with her son, Joseph, calling him “my most precious gift in life.” Today her son brings her homemade meals, which she enjoys very much. Savignano worked in the garment industry in Manhattan before joining the Board of Education in New York. Her style is unmatched, as she is a former hat model.
Located at 1049 Burnt Tavern Road, Willow Springs provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab, and long-term residential care. Its specialized programming aims to meet the specific healthcare needs of the local community.