Super Seniors: Bud and Jane Romberg
Editor’s note: The Steamboat Pilot & Today asked readers to tell us about their favorite seniors over the age of 75 and then we asked these Super Seniors to share their secrets to living a long and healthy life.
Bud and Jane Romberg
Ages: both 82
Part 2: Move often and eat more plants
Super Seniors: Yampa Valley senior profiles
Super powers: The Rombergs have been active members of the Steamboat Springs community for years. Bud was a chemistry teacher at Steamboat Springs High School and also served on the Steamboat Springs City Council and the boards of Old Town Hot Springs, Routt County Council on Aging and the Kiwanis Club. He is a Steamboat staple and one of a kind. He even was a contestant on “Wheel of Fortune.” Jane is also a fixture in the community. She is known for her work with the school district and Steamboat Resort and also her volunteerism. Jane regularly attends exercise classes at Colorado Mountain College and Old Town Hot Springs, and she also plays pickleball and bridge. She enjoys book club, concerts and international travel. This fall, the Rombergs are headed for Cambodia and Vietnam.
What are your secrets to living a long and healthy life?
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
“I guess I’m just lucky — living in a great town, with a great wife and family, nice people and low stress level.” — Bud Romberg
“I have been lucky and blessed with good health, a loving husband for 62 years, wonderful children and grandchildren and a large loving family. I really don’t think I am old.” — Jane Romberg
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