SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) -Babs Dembronski will turn 89 on October 15th. But she's more active than most teenagers.
"I run every morning and then I do yoga and then I go to the gym to work out, then I do pickle ball."
She plays pickle ball several times a week since discovering it here at the Euclid, when she moved to Sarasota a couple of years ago.
"It keeps you young, it makes you feel good and keeps you active so you can meet a lot interesting people and get out of the house."
Of course, she was already pretty active.
"Before this I was biking and playing tennis. I restored a house and painted my house about a month go and I have a garden."
When she talks about restoring her house ,she means the actual physical labor.
Babs is from Frackville, Pennsylvania.
"In that area, there were no opportunities to speak of. I eventually got into working for All State."
For the next 30 years, she was an insurance adjuster.
"It was very interesting, it was a good job. "
She retired after 30 years and discovered the Suncoast.
"I came down to visit one day and decided this was where I wanted to stay."
She's not done yet. She's got a very full bucket list.
"Come fall I'm going to go zip lining and I am going through the process of of buying a bike. I'm going to start biking again."