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Governor Honors Centenarians

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KALISPELL - The governor honors 14 centenarians, people who are 100 years old or older, at the forty sixth Conference on Aging.

The conference kicked off Tuesday and goes on into Wednesday.

Seminars touch on issues that face the elderly and those who care for the elderly, such as arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and fraud awareness.

Hazel Motichka was one of the Flathead centenarians recognized Tuesday. She says two things helped her get to triple digits.

"Oh, well I quit smoking at an early age. I don't know what else... Laughed a lot," said Motichka.

Governor Steve Bullock says 175 Montanans are centenarians.

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